The Daily Show and philosophy: Moment of Zen in the art of fake news

Title

The Daily Show and philosophy: Moment of Zen in the art of fake news

Role

Editor: Jason Holt

Contributing Author: Roben Torosyan

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

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.

ISBN

9781405163149

Publication Date

2007

Publication Information

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.

Comments

Copyright 2007 Blackwell.