Journalism education and tips for journalists

Sunday, October 17, 2004

Jon Stewart on Crossfire
Jon Stewart is the host of the commedy current affairs show "Daily Show" .
"Serious" CNN gets creamed by "comedy fiction" Stewart. A must see for anyone interested in where journalism is today.

STEWART: You know, the interesting thing I have is, you have a responsibility to the public discourse, and you fail miserably.
CARLSON: You need to get a job at a journalism school, I think.
STEWART: You need to go to one.

Its available in bittorrent from
and transcript from

Dowload and show your students. Then look at the statistics. "Daily Show" viewers know more about election issues than people who regularly read newspapers or watch television news, according to the National Annenberg Election Survey.


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