Category Archives: Satire

Teaching Diversity through Satire Literacy at #AEJMC2019 in Toronto

Thanks to my co author Kiah Bennet and all of the students that joined me on this journey! Read more at charisselpree.me/category/research/satire Abstract Several studies reveal that satire is popular among young audiences, making it a potential didactic tool for … Continue reading

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Master Class: Psychology of Fake News

I will be teaching a master class at the Chautauqua Institute on the Psychology of Fake News on Tuesday, August 15. You can sign up here: chq.org/season/take-a-class. Full Description: Fake news is not new. Its current incarnation is the outcome of … Continue reading

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Laughing With vs. Laughing At: Seeing satire through a marginalized lens

The hegemonic dominance of a White, Christian, heterosexual, middle class, male lens, inhibits the audience potential to understand and be impacted by marginalized satire. Continue reading

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Learning and Laughing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver as Educational Entertainment

My Capstone student, Patty Terhune, a TRF major at Newhouse knocked it out the park this week with a great analysis, a hilarious presentation, and award for Best Capstone Project in the professional programs category for 2017. SO PROUD!!     … Continue reading

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16th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media: Donny Jackson

Check out pictures and tweets via Storify. Clips coming soon! UPDATE: Congratulations to Donny Jackson, Ph.D. and Kamau Bell for their first Emmy for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program! Donny Jackson, executive producer and show runner for CNN’s “United Shades of America with … Continue reading

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WTF is Real Fake News?: The Mashup of Reality and Satire

We lack a shared reality thereby making it impossible to ridicule the absurdity of reality. Continue reading

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