Jon Stewart entertains the sane

Over the weekend comical political commentator Jon Stewart held his Rally to Restore Sanity at the Washington Mall.

Stuck in England, the Media Digest team couldn’t get out there to do a first hand report, but Stewart’s closing speech has plenty of lessons for media outlets across the globe to learn from.

Watch his speech below:




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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