The Daily Show and philosophy: Moment of Zen in the art of fake news
Editor: Jason Holt
Contributing Author: Roben Torosyan
Roben Torosyan is a contributing author, "Public discourse and the Stewart model of critical thinking", p. 107-120.
Book description: An entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world. * Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off show, The Colbert Report * Showcases philosophers at their best, discussing truth, knowledge, reality and the American Way * Highlights the razor sharp critical skills of Jon Stewart and his colleagues * Faces tough and surprisingly funny questions about politics, religion, and power head on. - Publisher description.
Torosyan, R. (2007). Public discourse and the Stewart model ofcritical thinking. Refereed chapter in J. Holt (Ed.). The Daily Show and philosophy: Moment of Zen in the art of fake news (pp. 107-120). Oxford, UK: Blackwell.
Holt, Jason and Torosyan, Roben, "The Daily Show and philosophy: Moment of Zen in the art of fake news" (2007). CAE Faculty Book Gallery. 1.