Essays about: "political satire"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words political satire.

  1. 1. Keep calm and Die : Political satire in advertising, lessons from Slovakia

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Kristina Talabova; [2020]
    Keywords : Political satire; Advertising; Attitudes; Marketing Communications; Millennials;

    Abstract : Background: In the age of Millennials, when traditional advertising no longer holds the same power as before, an interesting trend has developed. Controversial politicians are on the rise and for-profit companies are starting to realize the opportunity to reach the hearts of Millennials with the use of political satire in advertising. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE POLITICS OF A CHILDREN’S BOOK Haroun and the Sea of Stories

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Safija Zuko Turkovic; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : Salman Rushdie; fatwa; post colonialism; totalitarianism;

    Abstract : Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories is a multifunctional tale, representing and arguing for, among other things, political expression, opposition to censorship and not least a movement for free speech. Disguised as a children’s book, Haroun raises many issues central for Rushdie the author after he had been censored by a fatwa issued against him as a consequence of publishing the religious satire The Satanic Verses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Brave New World : Blind Perception of the Early 20th Century

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Sebastian Kylin; [2018]
    Keywords : New Historicism; Satire; 20th Century Britain; Discourse;

    Abstract : Huxley’s Brave New World portrays a futuristic hyperbole of mankind’s future as a result of technological advancements. From a New Historical perspective, this essay examines how BNW satirizes contemporary society by satire where the audience is both a part of the problem and solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond the "lulz" : audience engagement with political memes in the case of Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Lestarini Saraswati Hapsoro; [2018]
    Keywords : audience engagement; citizenship; civic engagement; civic agency; civic cultures; democracy; election memes; Pilkada DKI; political memes; political discourse; political dissent; Setya Novanto; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the roles of Internet memes as a form of contemporary political discourse in Indonesia from the individual perspective of audience members. In-depth qualitative interviews with fourteen Indonesian young adults were conducted to understand the ways in which they engage and create meaning of political memes, allowing for a closer examination on the media’s potential for contribution to civic cultures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Credibility in Comedy is No Joke : A multimodal study of the credibility of, and communication campaign manifested in, the political satire program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Emma Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : communication campaign theory; Last Week Tonight with John Oliver; multimodality analysis; source credibility theory; subjective news;

    Abstract : Research into political satire programs show that they can be informative in the same way traditional news inform citizens and that the audience trust the information told by satirists. The political satire program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has inspired the phenomenon ‘the John Oliver Effect’ due to comedian John Oliver’s ability to influence the world of politics and beyond with his in-depth investigations in serious subjects. READ MORE