Category Archives: Jon Stewart

Stewart Demolishes False Equivalence

At last: someone has taken note of the pattern of right-wing criticism. That someone, of course, is the last voice of American democracy: Jon Stewart. Bob Cesca has been all over this for a while now. The right has run … Continue reading

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Noise Machine Takedown

Jon Stewart skewers the Faux Noise fear factory.

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Patrick Byrne Supplied Cramer Tape to Stewart

Remember when Jon Stewart destroyed Jim Cramer with video of Mr. Mad Money bragging about how much fun it was to manipulate stock prices for profit? The source of the video was a mystery, but Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com … Continue reading

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Morning Video

Jon Stewart goes after the healther movement: Programming note: I’m getting on a plane in a few hours to go cover Netroots Nation, so the fundraiser continues. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far. osborneink (at) hotmail.com

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America’s Most Trusted News Source? Jon Stewart

My apologies for a dearth of posts today. The Comcast truck just finished repairing my internet connection. TIME magazine’s online poll has Jon Stewart of The Daily Show beating all three network anchors as “America’s most trusted newscaster” now that … Continue reading

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Business Press

Via Barry Ritzholz at The Big Picture, an exhaustive study of the business press as the meltdown approached proves what everyone already knows: not enough investigative journalism and far too many puff pieces. If only Jon Stewart had had a … Continue reading

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America’s Hardest-Hitting Journalist

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A Comedy of CNBC Errors

CNBC, that cheerleader of Invisible Hands, got taken down this week by Comedy Central. For those who missed it, here’s the video: The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c CNBC Gives Financial Advice Daily Show Full … Continue reading

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