The news about comedy

  title={The news about comedy},
  author={Lauren A. Feldman},
  pages={406 - 427}
Recent survey data suggest that at the same time as young Americans are abandoning traditional news media, they are more likely to identify late-night comedy programs, particularly Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as a destination for learning about election campaigns. In order to explore how journalists are responding to the idea of a comedy program as a news source, this article analyzes discourse about The Daily Show as it appeared in the trade and popular presses between… 
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  • Political Science
    The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies
  • 2019
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