December 1, 2005

Is Watergate-Style Reporting a Thing of The Past?

Thursday June 02nd 2005, 6:53 pm
Filed under: Media Watch

The Daily Show is a self-described “fake news” show on Comedy Central.

At the end of a bit last night on the show, one of their reporters said we don’t have government exposés like Watergate today, and offered this reason:

Stephen Colbert: That’s right, Jon, it just no longer has the credibility.

Jon Stewart: The media?

Stephen Colbert: No, the truth.

Video at Crooks and Liars.

Quote via This Modern World.

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