Abstract

Asmaa M. El mously
the relation between university students exposure to political satire and thier satistfaction from political performance
The study focuses on examining the effect of political satire programs on university students and their influence on the students’ satisfaction with the political performance in Egypt. The study was carried out on a purposive sample of 450 young Egyptians aged 16-30. A sample of opinion leaders and elites in the field was also studied. Survey as a quantitative method and in-depth interviews as a qualitative method was carried out. The theoretical framework is Mediatization Theory. According to the findings of the study, for university students, the more they are exposed to political satire programs, the more they feel cynicism towards politics and less satisfied with the political performance. In addition the study result exhibited the influence political satire programs have on political participation among the youth, as well as their attitudes towards the local media.