Erik Wemple: Daily Show


Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Media hammered by ‘Daily Show’ on Hillary Clinton grandma double standard

Why ask about grandmothership vis-a-vis 2016 race? Well, why not?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Daily Show, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jon Stewart, NBC News

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2014

‘Daily Show’: MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ protects the powerful

Samantha Bee, in a vicious takedown of a Washington insider’s institution.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinksi, Mike Allen, Morning Joe

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ rips CNN, other cable networks over MH370 coverage

Too much ridiculous speculation!

By Erik Wemple  |  11:16 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, MSNBC

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart suggests CNN programming improvement

Yes, CNN is rarely as entertaining as when Don King came on last week. But...

By Erik Wemple  |  06:17 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Show, Jon Stewart, russia, Ukraine

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart wonders who caused overreaction on religious freedom (Fox News)

Does Fox News really have this sort of power?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:54 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, Fox News, Jan Brewer, Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ calls Obama ‘somewhat dishonest,’ accuses opponents of ‘lying’

Fox News stars in a reel of Obamacare distortions.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:52 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, Obamacare

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart humble-brags about media attention

Look how little progress Jon Stewart has made on his pet causes.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:12 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Jon Stewart, Media

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Jon Stewart: News shows stampede toward war

Once the prospect of hostilities is raised, says host, news establishment wants ‘payoff.’

By Erik Wemple  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, New York Times, syria

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Tom Brokaw slights 24/7 news, Chris Matthews

Network news legend says that these days, important work isn't getting done.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:53 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Daily Show, John Oliver, MSNBC, NBC News, Tom Brokaw, Watergate

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Daily Show parodies James Clapper's Senate-hearing head-rub

John Oliver isn't buying the body language of the country's top spy.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James clapper, John Oliver, The Daily Show

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Inauguration 2013: Cable news gets the 'Daily Show' treatment

Daily Show finds plenty to satirize in cable's inaugural coverage. What a surprise.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:37 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Fox News, MSNBC

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 14

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 14.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul ryan, ryan lizza, new yorker, helen gurley brown, new york times, jon steart daily show, brit hume, media matters for america, dylan byers, politico, jim lehrer, candy crowley, bob schieffer

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Media news derivatives: June 12

A roundup of media stories for June 12.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  white house, politico, private sector is doing fine, watergate, washington post, daily beast, max holland, glenn beck, jack shafer, alex pareene, jon stewart, daily show

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Media news derivatives: May 11

A roundup of media stories for May 11

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, daily show, savethenews, rupert murdoch, david cameron, facebook ipo, rush limbaugh, variety, brian stelter, new york times

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Media news derivatives: May 9

A roundup of media stories for May 9

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david cameron, jon stewart, daily show, msnbc, polish dentist, wendy ruderman, daily news, chronicle of higher education

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Media news derivatives: May 2

What’s new in the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bryan fischer, american family association, richard grenell, mps, rupert murdoch, andrea mitchell, newsbusters, daily show, jon stewart, citizens for responsibility and ethics in washington, buzzfeed, mediaite

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Media news derivatives: April 17

What’s happening in the media today?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:02 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  staci d. kramer, daily tar heel, memet walker, newt gingrich, pulitzer prizes, steve myers, daily show, fox news, bob beckel

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Stewart: NBC hit the ‘remove context’ button

Producer at NBC hit the ‘remove context’ button.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:51 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nbc, trayvon martin, jon stewart, daily show, george zimmerman, editing error

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Jon Stewart rips CNN primary coverage

Snooze. . .

By Erik Wemple  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, daily show, cnn, primary coverage, mississippi

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 3

For Feb. 3

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  donald trump, jon stewart, mathew ingram, mitt romney, daily show