Public journalism is a joke: The case for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

@article{Faina2013PublicJI,
  title={Public journalism is a joke: The case for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert},
  author={Joseph M. Faina},
  journal={Journalism},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={541 - 555}
}
Scholars have increasingly turned their attention to understanding and assessing the impact of faux news anchors Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, and Stephen Colbert, host of The Daily Show spinoff The Colbert Report. While important work has been done to illustrate the impact of these shows on political participation and public discourse they are still placed within traditional notions of political knowledge and civic participation. Such characterizations remain incomplete… 

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