John Clarke and the Power of Satire in Journalism


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The Oxford English Dictionary defines satire as:"The employment in speaking or writing of sarcasm, irony, ridicule, etc. in denouncing, exposing or deriding vice, faulty, abuses, or evils of any kind." That is fine if a little flavorless but then most dictionary definitions are. Most but not all.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Funniest Pages:
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Perspectives on Humor in Journalism
EditorsDavid Swick, Richard Keeble
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781433130991
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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RICKETSON, M. (2016). John Clarke and the Power of Satire in Journalism. In D. Swick, & R. Keeble (Eds.), The Funniest Pages: International Perspectives on Humor in Journalism (1 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 153-167). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.