How Comedy Influences Politics and Thinking

Jeevan Sivasubramaniam Posted by Jeevan Sivasubramaniam, Managing Director, Editorial, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc.



How Comedy Influences Politics and Thinking

Late night comedy shows -- especially those with a news-show parody approach -- are more than just entertainment. Research shows that while people do consider such programming to be entertainment, they are still influenced by them and will often rethink things based on what they see and hear on these comedy shows.