Recorded after Game 1 of the World Series and before the conclusion of the US presidential election, here we feature interviews with Kirk Combe and Sangeet Kumar on political satire media in an international context, as well as Cynthia Meyers on broadcast advertising and the red scare.
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Look forward to the third and final installment in our three part series with media scholars in conversations addressing the US presidential election, with Susan Ohmer in next months episode.
Kirk Combe and Sangeet Kumar interview
Kirk Combe's page at Denison University
Sangeet Kumar's page at Denison University
Kirk's Theorizing Satire (with Brian Connery)
Baym and Jones, News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe
The April 2015 issue of International Communication Gazette on "Political parody and satire as subversive speech in the global digital sphere," edited by Kirk and Sangeet
The Arab Spring at Wikipedia
Jon Stewart at Wikipedia
Guobin Yang and Min Jiang's essay in ICG, "The Networked Practice of Online Political Satire in China: Between Ritual And Resistance"
Lyombe Eko's essay in ICG, "The Art of Satirical Deterritorialization: Shifting Cartoons From Real Space to Cyberspace in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Babak Rahimi's essay in ICG, "Satirical Cultures of Media Publics in Iran"
Mohamed El Marzouki's essay in ICG, "Satire as counter-discourse: Dissent, Cultural Citizenship, and Youth Culture in Morocco"
Charles II at Wikipedia
John Dryden at Wikipedia
Archie Bunker at Wikipedia
The Licensing Act of 1737
Jürgen Habermas and the public sphere
Cynthia Meyers interview
Cynthia Meyers page at Mount Saint Vincent College
Meyers’ book A Word From Our Sponsor: Advertising and Media Past and Present
Meyers’ Cinema Journal article, “Advertising, the Red Scare, and the Blacklist: BBDO, US Steel, and Theatre Guild on the Air, 1945–1952”
Meyers’ Afterthoughts and Postscripts for Cinema Journal article
John Cogley Resources: 1, 2, 3
Bruce Barton Papers: 1881-1967
Red Channels and Counterattack
J Walter Thompson
Theater Guild On The Air
US Steel Hour Wikipedia page and clip