The way that “Daily Show” writers put together their fake news isn’t so different than the way college journalists write real news, Michael Koretzky discovered after hearing two of Jon Stewart’s writers at last week’s NYC12 college media event.
I booked [Hallie] Haglund and [Zhubin] Parang as the opening keynoters. And I caught some flak for it.
A few professors (and even some students) thought this was a trivial topic for such an august gathering. What can The Daily Show teach daily reporters?
As it turns out, a lot.