Being Jon Stewart

Anyone familiar with The Daily Show‘s no-holds-barred
journalism could reasonably argue that Jon Stewart holds the most
coveted job in American media. From the now-infamous ‘Bush vs. Bush
Debate’ to the breaking news of Martha Stewart’s indictment
proclaiming ‘[W]e finally got the ringleader. Maybe now we can
lower the nation’s terror alert to periwinkle,’ Jon Stewart goes
where no television news reporter dares: analyzing the news as he
really sees it. ‘I can’t tell you how many times we’ll run into a
journalist [who says] ‘I wish we could be saying that. That’s
exactly how we see it,’ Stewart told Bill Moyers in a recent
interview. ‘And I always think, ‘Well, why don’t you?’ Check out
the transcript of this insightful, entertaining discussion between
two of the American media’s great minds.
Erin Ferdinand

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Transcript: Bill Moyers interviews Jon Stewart

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