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  • Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    Less than two months after the departure of Stephen Colbert and the "The Colbert Report" and three weeks following the premiere of Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show," Jon Stewart, the man whose success made those shows possible, announced his retirement...
  • Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'

    Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'
    It seems like everybody in media, from the cable news chatterers to the morning radio crews is talking about Brian Williams and the controversy that has erupted around an erroneous story Williams has been delivering about his time reporting in Iraq in...
  • Jon Stewart's off-beat take on global news events has proven a draw beyond US shores

    The finance minister of France once gave Jon Stewart a lesson in high finance — and then offered him a beret. Christine Lagarde, now chief of the International Monetary Fund, has been but one of many high-profile foreign guests on Stewart's "The...
  • Jon Stewart and Brian Williams: 2 big TV stars with opposite fates departing their shows

    Jon Stewart and Brian Williams were mirror images of each other in an era when the nature of TV news, like the people who present it, has increasingly been muddled. And on Tuesday, the career of each of these big-time TV stars — a fake news...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Jon Stewart's impact on the news: boon or bane?

    Comedian Jon Stewart, long-time host of Comedy Central's "Daily Show," announced on Tuesday he would be "retiring" from the program before the end of the year. National news outlets from coast to coast reported the announcement as breaking news, and the...
  • Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central at end of year

    UPDATES with Stewart's words of farewell and cultural impact: In a move that will rock Comedy Central to its core, the channel announced Tuesday that Jon Stewart is leaving at the end of the year. "For the better part of two decades, we have had the...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Fake news makes news

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Fake news makes news
    Anybody remember what happened to Craig Kilborn, the first host of "The Daily Show"? In fairness to Kilborn, he spent five subsequent years at CBS before largely walking away from the public eye. Or so it would seem. He could be Sia for all we know....
  • Sad ironies when Brian Williams met Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Sad ironies when Brian Williams met Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    News of Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News" and Jon Stewart's planned departure from "The Daily Show" happened on the same day, linking both men in the media news cycle. In a way, it's fitting, because Stewart and Williams have...
  • Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'

    Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'
    Jon Stewart plans to step aside as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" later this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news. Stewart, 52, made the announcement at the end of his show Tuesday in New York. Under his...
  • Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news

    Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news
    It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News." One can only...
  • Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews

    Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews
    On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart can make any celebrity promotional appearance fun with his laid-back shoot-the-bull style. But occasionally, his full intellect is engaged, most generally by interviewing someone from the political sphere. Or an author....