That's according to a study published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration. Co-author, Dr Chris Pepin-Neff – Lecturer on Public Policy, Sydney University asks,
“Are female comedians now political actors using humour to influence the public and change society?”
The topic was discussed on ABC's The Drum on Saturday night by host, Julia Baird, Dr Chris Pepin-Neff, Amanda Rose – Co-Founder of Western Sydney Women Australia, Jane Caro – Author and Dai Le - Fairfield City Councilor & Founder of the Dawn Network champions culturally diverse leadership.
It contained examples such at the Tina Fey & Amy Poehler joke about Bill Cosby seen here