Comedians Blur Line Between News & Entertainment

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Conservative blogger Jim Geraghty, who writes the Campaign Spot blog for the National Review Online, talks to Cam Edwards about the strange case posed by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Adam Aigner-Treworgy, a former NBC reporter who worked on John McCain's campaign, is now employed by the Colbert Report, suggesting that he sees this as another step in his journalistic career. And although Stewart and Colbert claim to be only comedians whenever their integrity is questioned, a large segment of the American population depends on them for news analysis. Geraghty says that this development chips away at the ideal of objective news reporting.