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Dannagal G. Young is an Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Delaware and a Fellow of the University of Delaware's Center for Political Communication.  For the past decade, she has studied the content, audience, and effects of non-traditional political information - particularly political satire. Dr. Young's research on media effects and the cognitive implications of political humor has appeared in numerous books and journals including The Columbia Journalism Review, Media Psychology, Political Communication, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, and Mass Communication and Society. Danna is also an improvisational comedian, performing regularly with the improv comedy troupe, ComedySportz Philadelphia, since 1999.

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