Broadcast Journalists,Take Note

Broadcast Journalists,Take Note

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In a low blow to Colbert – never mind all those real newscasters out there – Jon Stewart has been selected as America's Most Trusted Newscaster, by a wide margin yet, in an online poll by Time. Matched against Brian Williams, Katie Couric and Charlie Gibson, Stewart got 44% of the vote; his closest competitor was Williams with 29%. Facts owe: Stewart is braver, truthier, more hard-hitting than the rest. And, the best, we can laugh while we cry.

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