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Is satire journalism?

I love MetaFilter as much for the blogs as the comments and debate the postings create. This blog (click here) discussing ‘whether satire is journalism’ is a case in point. Anyone who knows that satire goes back as far as the Ramesside period of ancient Egypt, is either really bloody clever or is a smug […]

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When Paxman meets John Stewart I shall be a happy man

Paxman hails from Yorkshire, but at Cambridge was crafted, refined and tightened into the cynical, semi-macabre, and adorably arrogant human being we all know and love. Unquestionably, Jeremy (or Jezzer as he lets me call him) is a thoroughbred journalist, who can take apart politicians at will. John Stewart, a Jewish New Yorker, was honed […]

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