Satire and dissent [electronic resource] :interventions in contemporary political debate / Amber Day.
By: Day, Amber.Material type: BookPublisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (ix, 227 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780253005144 (electronic bk.); 0253005140 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Television in politics -- United States | Television talk shows -- United States | Documentary films -- Political aspects -- United States | Irony -- Political aspects | Political satire, American -- History and criticism | PERFORMING ARTS -- Television -- Reference | Documentary films -- Political aspects | Irony -- Political aspects | Political satire, American | Television in politics | Television talk shows | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.DDC classification: 791.45/65810973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : poking holes in the spectacle -- Ironic authenticity -- Truthiness and consequences in parodic news -- Heroes and villains : satiric documentarians spearhead the debate -- Irony in activism -- Moving beyond critique.
Description based on print version record.