America According to Colbert
Satire as Public Pedagogy
ISBN10: 0230104665 ISBN13: 9780230104662 Contributors: McClennen, Sophia A. Publisher: Palgrave-Macmillan Published: Oct 15 2011 Pages: 214 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
America According to Colbert: Satire as Public Pedagogy post 9/11 argues that, in contrast to the anti-intellectualism, the sensationalism, and the punditry that tend to govern most mass media today, Stephen Colbert's program offers his audience the opportunity to understand the context through which most news is reported and to be critical of it.