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Comunicación y sociedad

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MEDINA AVILA, Virginia. Radio and humor. Two experiences in Latin American radio La Luciérnaga in Colombia and El Weso in Mexico. Comun. soc [online]. 2017, n.28, pp.155-179. ISSN 0188-252X.

The objective is to examine the origin and actual situation of two political satire shows in Latin America: La Luciernaga of Caracol Radio in Colombia and El Weso of W Radio in Mexico, of the hispanic american network PRISA. Through the detailed description of both, the support of philosophical and clinical theories on the importance of make-smile humor, the parody and it’s therapeutic role in the society and individuals. It also describes how to create the proper radio ambiance suitable to generate more empathy with listeners.

Keywords : Radio; laughter humor; PRISA; La Luciérnaga; El Weso.

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