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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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Abstract

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)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s); Online
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
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:06
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78362

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