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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 11:23 AM ET, 04/22/2014

‘Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart pokes Fox News’s Sean Hannity for inconsistencies

Is the cable anchor at odds with previous statements?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Hannity, Jon Stewart, Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson

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 08:46 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Jon Stewart rips Fox News again over entitlement obsession

Millionaires beating up on food-stamp recipients: What’s the big deal?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:46 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food stamps, Fox News, jason greenslate, Jon Stewart

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 10:39 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Bill O’Reilly’s never-ending evolution on gay marriage

From marrying a duck to acknowledging the pro-gay marriage argument to lamenting an attack on Judeo-Christian roots.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, gay marriage, Jon Stewart, War on Christmas

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ skewers media’s HealthCare.gov-Katrina comparisons

HealthCare.gov vs. Katrina: The showdown.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:31 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Jon Stewart, President Obama

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Fox News’s medical ‘experts’ take a pounding from ‘The Daily Show’

Fox News’s medical experts stray from their avowed field of expertise -- quelle surprise!

By Erik Wemple  |  10:28 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Jon Stewart, Marc Siegel

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 10:22 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Jon Stewart rips CNN on ‘The Daily Show’ for simplistic coverage

But good-or-bad questions aren’t always bad.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Jake Tapper, Jon Stewart, michele bachmann

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 10/04/2013

‘Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart bashes Benghazi comparison of Fox News host

What do the World War II Memorial and Benghazi have in common?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:17 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox & Friends, Jon Stewart

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Jon Stewart lashes Fox News with expletive

Certain media types are downplaying the impact of the government shutdown. So what?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, huffington post, Jon Stewart, MSNBC

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Jon Stewart clubs cable networks over Navy Yard errors

But confusion over number of shooters -- that doesn’t qualify.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:05 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Fox News, Jon Stewart, MSNBC

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 10:22 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Jon Stewart crushes idiotic Wolf Blitzer ploy

Surely such a gimmick was only an improvisation, right? Right?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:22 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Jon Stewart, syria

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Jon Stewart: When can we talk about guns?

The Daily Show host finds there are many restrictions about when it's okay to talk gun control.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:17 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, Jon Stewart

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Stewart whiffs on Libya question

Stewart’s Libya question fails.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:58 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart obama libya, jon stewart obama media, jon steart libya benghazi, benghazi stewart obama

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Daily Show satirizes Obama’s Libya comments

Jon Stewart takes aim at administration’s Libya accounting.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:11 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, benghazi, obama administration, terrorist attack, anti-muslim video, susan rice, president obama

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Media news derivatives: July 24

A roundup of media stories for July 24

By Erik Wemple  |  08:01 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huma abedin, dan kennedy, boston globe, detroit free press, detroit news, michele bachmann, jon stewart, abc news

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Media news derivatives: June 20

A roundup of media stories for June 20

By Erik Wemple  |  08:33 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, andrea mitchell, msnbc, buzzfeed, jonah lehrer, jon stewart, laura hazard owen

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 08:06 AM ET, 06/08/2012

Media news derivatives: June 8

A roundup of media stories for June 8.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:06 AM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe scarborough, msnbc, jon stewart, guardian, boston herald, sally quinn, el huffington post, commonWealth

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Media news derivatives: June 5

A roundup of media stories for June 5.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:40 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, good magazine, new york times, john solomon, elizabeth ailes, roger ailes

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Media news derivatives: May 31

A roundup of media stories for May 31.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:59 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, washington times, atlantic wire, donald trump, jon stewart, d.c. superior court, poynter, advance publications, gender gap, bylines

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Media news derivatives: May 30

A roundup of media stories for May 30.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris hayes, conor friedersdorf, henry blodget, mathew ingram, slate new york times, jon stewart

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 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 08:44 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Media news derivatives: March 1

For March 1

By Erik Wemple  |  08:44 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington post, vanity fair, media matters, fox effect, james murdoch, jon stewart

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 22

For Feb. 22

By Erik Wemple  |  08:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marie colvin, remi ochlik, sarah palin, chris christie, jon stewart

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

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 2

For Feb. 2.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, bill o'reilly, politico, cnn, jon stewart