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About the article
Amy B. Becker
Amy B. Becker (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, email@example.com) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, MD. Her research examines public opinion toward controversial political issues and the effects of exposure and attention to political entertainment including late night comedy.
Don J. Waisanen
Don J. Waisanen (Ph.D., Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, Don.Waisanen@baruch.cuny.edu) is an Associate Professor of Communication in the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College in New York, NY. His research addresses the role of comedy in public culture, the functions of political language, and the factors that can best sustain deliberative democratic practices.
Published Online: 2016-11-16
Published in Print: 2017-02-01