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Jon Stewart: Media 'Kind of Suck' for Getting Scooped by Rolling Stone

Comedian Jon Stewart Wednesday pointed out an inconvenient truth about this week's General Stanley McChrystal incident: the media "kind of suck" for getting scooped by Rolling Stone magazine. As "The Daily Show" host addressed the day's events involving the General and President Obama, he showed clips of various press members expressing disgust that Rolling Stone would get such access to McChrystal and staff.
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Rolling Stone Writer That Took Down McChrystal Gets Book Deal

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (5 years ago)

The Rolling Stone magazine writer that took down General Stanley McChrystal a few weeks ago has been rewarded with a significant book deal. One source says Michael Hastings will get seven figures for his "unprecedented behind-the-sc... Read Post

Watch Jon Stewart Eviscerate Media Coverage of the Blizzard that Wasn’t

Entertainment : Speakeasy - (3 hours ago)

"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart takes aim at news staffers -- even sign-language interpreters -- for hyping the winter storm that wound up underwhelming the New York area. Read Post

NBC: Obama's 'Commander-in-Chief' Moment with McChrystal a Hidden Blessing

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (5 years ago)

On Wednesday's Today show, NBC's Chuck Todd touted President Obama's "swiftness" in dealing with the controversy surrounding General Stanley McChrystal comments in Rolling Stone magazine as a "commander-in-chief moment," and hinted ... Read Post

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