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Data-Driven Investigative Journalism: No Laughing Matter

3 years agoMedia / New Media : MediaShift

Jon Stewart is really, really funny when he makes fun of journalism. In "The Daily Show's" parody of the broadcast and cable news product, the show's writers and producers skewer not only the gloss, polish and stilted tone, but also the editorial decisions. But it isn't just TV. The Onion is really, really funny. It makes fun of print journalism, and it does it with such brilliance that journalists love it.
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