POLITICALS A T I R E   A N D   H U M O R                         Marta Jo Sullivan
PoliticalSatire is…
A significant part of satire that specializes in gaining entertainment                              from politics
WHOUSES IT?
PoliticalParodiesPRODUCE A HUMOROUSLY EXAGGERATED IMITATION OF POLITICS
Soft NewsProgramming News that does not deal with     serious news or events
An illustration or comicstrip containing apolitical or social message                     PoliticalCartoons
Specific Areas Within Communication that PoliticalSatire and Humor is Used.                                               ...
SOWHAT?
Political Satire is Important Because it…Relieves tension                    Blends both serious                          ...
CriticismsDOES POLITICAL SATIRE AND HUMOR EFFECT THE PERCEPTION OF THOSE WHO VIEW IT?
YES!Some studies suggest that exposure to soft news programs andother types of political satire can give the average perso...
One study showed that exposureto Tina Fey’s impersonation ofSarah Palin; showed changes inattitudes towards the potentialV...
&NO!Other studies have proven these claims to be false.Some studies found that the acts and presentationof the Vice Presid...
Presenter’s Choice          Political Satire enhances       political issues, but does not ultimately effect the voters ch...
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SarahPalinElon.jpg#filehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/36521964807@N01/2961513542/ligh...
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  1. 1. POLITICALS A T I R E A N D H U M O R Marta Jo Sullivan
  2. 2. PoliticalSatire is…
  3. 3. A significant part of satire that specializes in gaining entertainment from politics
  4. 4. WHOUSES IT?
  5. 5. PoliticalParodiesPRODUCE A HUMOROUSLY EXAGGERATED IMITATION OF POLITICS
  6. 6. Soft NewsProgramming News that does not deal with serious news or events
  7. 7. An illustration or comicstrip containing apolitical or social message PoliticalCartoons
  8. 8. Specific Areas Within Communication that PoliticalSatire and Humor is Used. Public Address Communication Theory Electronic Media Political Communication Mass CommunicationRhetorical Criticism Visual Communication
  9. 9. SOWHAT?
  10. 10. Political Satire is Important Because it…Relieves tension Blends both serious topics and humor Shows theflaws in political campaigns and government officials without providing a solution
  11. 11. CriticismsDOES POLITICAL SATIRE AND HUMOR EFFECT THE PERCEPTION OF THOSE WHO VIEW IT?
  12. 12. YES!Some studies suggest that exposure to soft news programs andother types of political satire can give the average person afalse sense of understanding of complex political issues
  13. 13. One study showed that exposureto Tina Fey’s impersonation ofSarah Palin; showed changes inattitudes towards the potentialVice President
  14. 14. &NO!Other studies have proven these claims to be false.Some studies found that the acts and presentationof the Vice President have very little to no effecton presidential voting of citizens
  15. 15. Presenter’s Choice Political Satire enhances political issues, but does not ultimately effect the voters choice in electing an official. The credentials a voter uses to choose a political official exist before satire even comes into play.
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