Globe and Mail writer Ian Brown dissects why Jon Stewart’s epic takedown of financial pundit Jim Cramer resonated.
From AP via CTV.ca: Jon Stewart hammered Jim Cramer and his network, CNBC, in their anticipated face-off on “The Daily Show,” repeatedly chastising the “Mad Money” host for putting entertainment above journalism. “I understand that you want to make finance entertaining, but it’s not a … game,” Stewart told Cramer, adding in an expletive during [...]
Daily Show host Jon Stewart has had a running battle with U.S. financial network CNBC for the past week. Salon’s Gabriel Winant tuned in to the network to see what the fuss was about. He left with his head spinning.
It’s now past my bedtime, but The A Daily Show and the Colbert Report are back on the air — sort of.
Jon Stewart has signed a two-year extension as host of The Daily Show. TDL now has its own website with all show video dating back to 1999.
The key recommendations? Be bold and cut through the fog of spin.
Craig Newmark of craigslist fame held forth with a group of newspaper people. He was not encouraging.
Got cable? Then watch PBS at 9 p.m. EDT today for Bill Moyers’ Journal. Jonno will be on!
From the NYT: Americans may have more news outlets today than two decades ago, but they still don’t know much more about current events than they did then, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.