Satire und Technik

Ein lesenswerter Artikel der NYT. Ein Aspekt, der mich immer wieder erstaunt: welche Massen von Material die Mitarbeiter von Jon Stewart auswerten müssen.

Soon after Mr. Stewart joined “The Daily Show” in 1999, in the waning years of the Clinton administration, he and his staff began to move the program away from the show-business-heavy agenda it had under his predecessor, Craig Kilborn. New technology providing access to more video material gave them growing control over the show’s content; the staff, the co-executive producer Kahane Corn said, also worked to choose targets “who deserved to be targets” instead of random, easy-to-mock subjects.

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