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.
Takeaway host Celeste Headlee and Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich talked to people at Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear to find out why they came and what they hoped would be the new legislative agenda.
From the Glenn Beck's 'Rally to Restore Honor' to Jon Stewart's upcoming 'Rally to Restore Sanity,' it may feel like this election season has become something of a joke. We talk with Allison Silverman, former executive producer of 'The Colbert Report.'
Last night, President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," looking to motivate young people who turned out in droves to vote for him in 2008 to vote again this year.
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