One of the reasons we are in this business is to challenge ourselves. And I really connected to Maziar’s story. It’s a personal story but one with universal appeal about what it means to be free.Jon Stewart • Discussing his plans to leave “The Daily Show” over the summer to direct a serious film, “Rosewater,” based on the life story of journalist Maziar Bahari, who was captured and imprisoned in Iran in 2009. Bahari, who has shown up on “The Daily Show” multiple times since his release, was accused of espionage by Iranian officials based on an interview he did with the show’s Jason Jones. Stewart will be away for twelve weeks, eight of which will be hosted by John Oliver, and the other four correspond with the show’s traditional summer break.
The Daily Show investigates investigative reporters
Holy shit. This is the most biting and scathing thing I’ve seen in some time. Wow. Everyone in a journalism school needs to see this. The news industry is awful. This is depressing. Watch this.
Spot-on satire. Too spot-on, unfortunately.
We don’t really have a whole lot to say about this one. Jon Stewart hit the nail on the head this time. source
Paula Broadwell, the biographer whose alleged affair with David Petraeus has fixed her squarely in the spotlight following his resignation, appeared on The Daily Show last January to discuss Petraeus and promote her book.