Do Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Report the News?

1 in 3 Americans under 40 believes satirical reporting is taking the place of traditional news.


According to this recent poll, "Nearly one-third of Americans under the age of 40 say satirical news-oriented television programs like The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart are taking the place of traditional news outlets." The report goes on to state: "Younger Americans also tend to think the programs make them more informed about news events, while older adults are more skeptical." What do you think? Does Comedy Central report the news or does it make fun of it? Is it possible to do both? Post your thoughts.

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