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The Daily show and philosophy : moments of zen in the art of fake news /

Other Authors: Holt, Jason, 1971-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007
Series: The Blackwell philosophy and popculture series
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Table of Contents:
  • Amusing ourselves to death with television news : Jon Stewart, Neil Postman, and the Huxleyan warning / Gerald J. Erion
  • The fake, the false, and the fictional : The daily show as news source / Michael Gettings
  • The fake news as the fifth estate / Rachael Sotos
  • The good, the bad, and The daily show / Jason Zinser
  • Jon Stewart and the new public intellectual / Terrance MacMullan
  • Stewart and Socrates : speaking truth to power / Judith Barad
  • Can The daily show save democracy? Jon Stewart as the gadfly of Gotham / Steven Michels and Michael Ventimiglia
  • Jon the cynic : dog philosophy 101 / Alejandro Bárcenas
  • Public discourse and the Stewart model of critical thinking / Roben Torosyan
  • The Daily Show's exposé of political rhetoric / Liam P. Dempsey
  • Bullshit and political spin : is the medium the massage? / Kimberly A. Blessing and Joseph J. Marren
  • Bullshitting bullshitters and the bullshit they say / Andrew Sneddon
  • The challenge of religious diversity in "This week in God " / Matthew S. Lopresti
  • Contingency, irony, and "This week in God"? / Brad Frazier
  • Evolution, schmevolution : Jon Stewart and the culture wars / Massimo Pigliucci
  • America (the book) : textbook parody and democratic theory / Steve Vanderheiden
  • The daily show/Colbert report guide to neologizing / Jason Holt
  • Truthiness, self-deception, and intuitive knowledge / Amber L. Griffioen
  • Stephen Colbert, irony, and speaking truthiness to power / Kevin S. Decker.