The Daily Show is as substantive as the "real" news

Slashdot recently posted a link to this article in which Ars Technica claims that The Daily Show is as substantive as the "real" news.

Now, I can't really say that I'm all that surprised since Jon Stewart is a comic genius, but come on let's give the mainstream news some credit and count political bullshitting and chatter about the nice old lady who got the Channel 0 News Best Medicore Person of the Year Award as content as well. I mean... not all "news" has to be relavent to the world, right? This is America after all. We like to pretend that we are the only country in the world and are therefore the best. Who needs global perspective anyway, right? (Hopefully you caught the abundant sarcasm in my last few comments.)

Anyway, I just found the article funny, so I thought I'd note it here. Plus, a friend needed a convenient link to it and the INDY Blog seems to work quite well for that.

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