An investigation of how the host of The Daily Show is embodying a character of the past: the court jester. Using this lens, Stewart's role in the contemporary news media is contextualized and compared to traditional news organizations such as Fox News.
Carpenter, Kevin, "Daily Show: Jon Stewart's Comic Court" (2012). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 460.
American Popular Culture
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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