Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Comedians Are Covering Trump Better than TV News

Political satire is coming into its own during the Trump presidency. Normal journalists are worried about being seen as biased, so they try to be fair, which ends up looking ridiculous. Comedians just highlight what is already ridiculous in the real world, and there's plenty of that. Years ago, research showed that people who watched The Daily Show were more politically savvy than those who watched mainstream news. That effect has taken a quantum leap now.(via Boing Boing)

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