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Satire as tragedy: Alastair Beaton

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Satire as tragedy: Alastair Beaton. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (05 Jun 2008). Website.

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Is satire the new political journalism? Alastair Beaton made the case for comedy as more than entertainment, more than social comment, it’s politics in action. Speaking at the London College of Communication’s stimulating new series of talks on ‘Culture on the edge’ he was clear that jokes swing votes.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:21

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