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By highlighting the issues that we face, satirists empower the public to honestly think about their actions, and the actions of those around them.
Since Jon Stewart announced he would be leaving The Daily Show, reporters and columnists have been hailing him as one of the pre-eminent political satirists of modern times.
The Stand managing director Tommy Sheppard said the club wanted make a stand with satirists all over the world.
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Some called Charlie Hebdo's satirists racist and insensitive, hence the antiCharlie backlash.
As we are mortified by the slaughter of those writers and editors in Paris, it's a good time to come up with a less hypocritical approach to our own controversial figures, provocateurs and satirists.
Across the globe, in Greece, India, South Africa and elsewhere, cartoonists are describing the satirists killed at French magazine Charlie Hebdo as among the most fearless and irreverent in the business.
Understanding the complicated comic dimension of Coverdale means recognizing him as a figure made visible by a discourse about comic laughter, humorists, and satirists that started with Joseph Addison and Richard Steele.
In fact, the literature has been so focused on American programs that Baym and Jones (2012) recently called on scholars to "recognize that American satirists claim no monopoly on the genre" (p.
Rick Perry's underwhelming and inconsistent debate performances have made him a target of pundits, political satirists - and many of his party's top figures.
Festival director Barbara Nestor said: "We're really delighted that Rory Bremner and the Irish satirists and comedians are buying into our festival.
The "Edwardian character" of Harold Macmillan and the newly projected "people's premier" Harold Wilson provided ready ammunition for the political satirists of the time.