New Publication by Esteban del Río, PhD

Friday, December 3, 2010

Esteban del Río, PhD, of the Department of Communication Studies, co-authored a study with Ann Johnson, PhD, and Alicia Kemmitt, PhD, titled “Missing the Joke: An Audience Analysis of Satirical Media Texts,” appearing in the journal Communication, Culture, Critique. The article offers the first qualitative, empirical investigation of audience interpretations and evaluations of satire, and challenges conventional knowledge about the possibilities of satire as a form of cultural expression and political critique.

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