Wednesday, September 5, 2012

"The Good, the Bad, and the Daily Show" By: Jason Zinser Summary By: Gissele Beltran

In this article, Zinser offers the pros & cons of The Daily Show, a comedy news broadcast. Zinser then suggests, "whether or not the fake news is, on the whole, beneficial or damaging to society." He mentions two cons to "fake" news such as; deception and dilution and how it is sometimes misleading. Zinser refers to Matthew Baum who says that the good thing about “fake” news is that this form actually attracts a portion of a population. But also states, “it’s not just about the content, but the quality of the information.”

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