Fake News. Post-truth. Trump era. These are all words that are now used to describe a time when the limits between the real and the fake seem difficult to discern. During the past decades, boundaries between journalism and entertainment, and between public affairs and pop culture have blurred. Infotainment became a global phenomenon encouraged since the start of commercial TV. Nevertheless, it was also the time of the resurgence of an ancient and subversive form of communication: satire. This first episode of Polivision–a video show about LatinX & global cultures–offers an overview on the state of satire in the Americas.

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