Media, Satire, and Dissent in the Americas

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    • Tuesday March 29, 2016
      10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Student Center (Piedmont Room)
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Summary Sentence: Round table with prominent authors on satire and political communication.

Full Summary: Round table with prominent authors on satire and political communication. 

Organized and moderated by Dr. Paul Alonso, assistant professor in the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech, "Media, Satire, and Dissent in the Americas" is a round table discussion with prominent authors on satire and political communication. Guest speakers include:

Dr. Geoffrey Baym: Author of "From Cronkite to Colbert: The Evolution of Broadcast News," Dr. Baym is a professor and Chair of the Department of Media Studies and Production at Temple University. A former television news producer, his scholarship explores the shifting styles and standards of broadcast journalism, public affairs media, and political discourse. 

Dr. Amber Day: Author of “Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate,” Dr. Day is an associate professor in the English and Cultural Studies Department at Bryant University. Her research focuses broadly on the intersections of popular culture and political speech, including ironic and satiric communication, political performance and activism, and public debate. 

Dr. Jeffrey Jones: Author of “Entertaining Politics: Satiric Television and Civic Engagement,” Dr. Jones is Lambdin Kay Professor and Director of the Peabody Awards at The University of Georgia. His research specialty is television studies, with a focus on popular politics, satire and parody. 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Modern Languages

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Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
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  • Created On: Feb 29, 2016 - 9:07am
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