Jon Stewart has a giant bone to pick with CNN about their coverage of the Boston bombing.
The 24-hour news network has been criticized by many for their reckless breaking news reporting — notable example being when they started a media frenzy by reporting a suspect was in custody when it wasn’t at all the case.
Stewart pointed out that CNN learned from their lesson, moving on to a different tactic of reporting a whole lot about not knowing much a at all, “a much more responsible way of broadcasting than your usual say it first and have Anderson Cooper correct it later.”
Check out the full segment below.
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.