Experts at UD

Dannagal Young


Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,

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Associate Professor, Communication

In The News:
How to Deal With 2016 Despair (The Atlantic)
Is 'President Trump' Funny? Late-Night Reconsiders What's Good for a Laugh (Variety)
COMMENTARY: Bringing politics to life for kids (Courier-Post)
The daily punchline: How late-night TV jokes are framing Trump and Clinton (Globe and Mail)
Bee says she likes Fallon, but couldn't take Trump interview (AP)
A politician walks into a joke. Does she get elected? (Washington Post)
Trump, Clinton campaigns a gold mine for comedians (Tampa Bay Times)
Before Wrestling Donald Trump, Seth Meyers Fought for His 'Late Night' Voice (Variety)
Voters like pols who can laugh at themselves; why these can't candidates pull it off (The Washington Post)

UDaily Articles:
UD's Young to be guest on Radio Times program Sept. 19
Center for Political Communication sets symposium on politics, entertainment
Social media, politics collide in focus of UD research

comedy, communication, late night comedy, political communication, political satire, politics, psychology