NY Times gets the Daily Show treatment

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
It's losing tens of millions of dollars. It's under constant attack by conservatives. It's hobbled by a sister paper whose employees would rather go down with the ship than take a pay cut. How could things get any worse at The New York Times?

How about a skewering by The Daily Show?

"Did you know they still make paper newspapers these days?" asks correspondent Jason Jones, who for some reason was granted access to the embattled paper's newsroom, and to its executive editor, Bill "the last of a dying breed" Keller. "It's true!"
Jones was, um, not a gracious guest. "You guys are like a walking Colonial Williamsburg!" he exclaims at one point.

He says he was just kidding, telling the Times's Dave Itzkoff, "I think everyone has a genuine love of your institution here, because it's the first paper that almost everybody reads here in the morning."

Daily Show, you have a funny way of showing love.

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
End Times
Daily Show
Full Episodes
Political HumorNewt Gingrich Unedited Interview
Read Full Story


S&P 500 2,368.31 0.97 0.04%
DJIA 20,830.15 8.39 0.04%
NASDAQ 5,846.51 1.20 0.02%
DAX 11,836.10 32.07 0.27%
NIKKEI 225 19,107.47 -176.07 -0.91%
HANG SENG 23,925.05 -40.65 -0.17%
USD (per EUR) 1.06 0.01 0.62%
USD (per CHF) 1.01 0.00 -0.35%
JPY (per USD) 112.11 -0.07 -0.07%
GBP (per USD) 1.25 0.01 0.55%

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners