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midterm one review - Jeff Jones says that it is precisely...

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Jeff Jones says that it is precisely entertainment and the wise fools can occupy that space that they have the very privliged position of having a fake news shows and thus being able to comment on the artificiality of news in general - Does Jon Stewart fall out of that rule by making fun of himself - Jeff Jones- everything is artificially motivated, a wise fool can show the foolishnees of those that are wise o Because they are fake - Why is the wise fool so productive o Reverses the binary and power o Engaging and provocative o Uses language that is complex o Politics does not happen top down anymore, it happens relationally o Both performer and observer o Plays a very ambiguous role Leads and guides but is part of the audience o Only a comedian can go up on stage and make such critiques in their positions - Why is it a privileged position o It calls into question all of the different arguments that have been made o Everything is artificial, everything is constructive o It is matter of overall politics is surrounded by media Media is a production it is artificial - Idea of performance o
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