Jon Stewart

Conflict & Justice

Iran's 'Daily Show'

A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ben Karlin

Ben Karlin, a former editor of The Onion and former head writer for The Daily Show, talks to Faith about his new collection of essays, "Things I've Learned from Women Who've Dumped Me."

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Global Scan

Why does Rupert Murdoch want the Irish to boycott Guinness? It's about gay rights

When Guinness backed out of sponsoring New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade, Rupert Murdoch's feathers got ruffled. Now he wants all Irish to boycott Guinness. In Venezuela, there's a new grocery story loyalty card that some describe as "creepy." And in the UK, you can see the latest in running shorts — complete with a computer, all in today's Global Scan.

Media

Que te vaya bien, Jon Stewart

Many Latinos are sad about Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show. He was one of the few people who was able to show what they view as the absurd policies of immigration, and attitudes toward Latinos. And maybe the only one to do so with a churro.

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