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Jon Stewart Derides FCC for Weak Google Spying Fine Jon Stewart Derides FCC for Weak Google Spying Fine
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Do you remember earlier this week when the Federal Communications Commission issued a $25,000 fine to Google? You know, because of the unauthorized collection of personal information Google obtained from unsecured wi-fi networks while the Google Street View car was …

President Obama’s Email Tactics Upset Jon Stewart
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Worldwide levels of spam email are down, but here in the U.S., many of us are dealing with a serious kind of spam. Presidential incumbent/hopeful spam. While getting frequent emails from politicians asking for money for their campaign is nothing …

Sarah Palin Overshadows Katie Couric
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Sarah Palin raised “Today” show’s morning ratings by appearing on Tuesday morning, beating out Katie Couric. One of the first things that she was asked by Matt Lauer was whether she was happy that numbers indicate that Mitt Romney will …

SXSW’s Homeless Hotspots Draw Jon Stewart’s Ire SXSW’s Homeless Hotspots Draw Jon Stewart’s Ire
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You might have heard about a recent “experiment” that took place at this year’s SXSW festival, as it sparked quite the controversy earlier this week. A marketing company called BBH Labs launched what they called a “charitable innovation experiment,” that …

Jon Stewart Satirizes KONY 2012 Video

KONY 2012 is one of the most talked about videos on YouTube, reaching over 75 million views after being uploaded only 8 days ago. The video tugs at the heartstrings, while exposing the barbarism of Ugandan guerilla leader Joseph Kony. …

Whitney Houston’s Death Coverage Examined By Lewis Black Whitney Houston’s Death Coverage Examined By Lewis Black

Lewis Black isn’t happy. This fact is evident anytime he opens his mouth. Black, known for his angry rants, while simulating a mental breakdown, has a segment on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, where he examines various aspects of our …

Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn
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I’ll admit it, I’m not that active on LinkedIn. I came to the party late, and with my heart (and time) already invested in Facebook, Twitter and to a certain extent Google+, I just couldn’t really motivate myself to grow …

Jon Stewart Discusses Absurd Twitter Names, Journalistic Integrity Jon Stewart Discusses Absurd Twitter Names, Journalistic Integrity
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Have you noticed that Twitter is taking over television? In the last year or so, shows from networks spanning all types of discipline – sports, comedy, news, have begun to use Twitter to create buzz and to request feedback. Shows …

Stewart, Colbert Return To Hulu

Eleven months ago, The Daily Show and The Colbert Report were pulled from Hulu.  Fans complained in response.  Now the shows are back thanks to a wider deal between Hulu and Viacom, and Hulu’s CEO, Jason Kilar, has also revealed some interesting stats and opinions regarding the site’s performance and the future of television.

“Daily Show,” “Colbert Report” May Return To Hulu
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Two TV shows famous for reporting the day’s news to hilarious effect may soon return to Hulu.  Rumor has it that important people at both Hulu and Comedy Central are making an effort to bring "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" back to the site.

The shows were pulled in March of this year after Hulu was unable to secure the rights to keep presenting them.  Reports indicated that Comedy Central wanted monetary payments in advance of whatever ad revenue episodes generated.

Hulu To Lose Comedy Central’s Stewart, Colbert

Two of the most popular shows on Hulu will be pulled off the site after March 9th.  Hulu announced late yesterday that it and Comedy Central have been unable to reach an agreement concerning the distribution of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

Explaining Blogging to Jon Stewart
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Ariannna Huffington, the renowned blogger and founder of the Huffington Post, who once campaigned against the Terminator for Governor of California, appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last Wednesday to talk about cheese, blogging, and the new Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging book.