Stewart kicked off praising NBC for its reliable coverage, hammering Rupert Murdoch for the NYP fingering two guys who weren’t the terrorists and refusing to apologize, and CNN for John King’s confident report of an arrest.
Huffington Post is piling on the criticism with comments from ABC News ex-prez David Westin.
But Stewart was really a dick in fingering CNN’s embarrassing breathless bloviating about nothing.
Executive summary: Jeff Zucker has a seemingly impossible task rebuilding CNN’s brand, “The Most Trusted Name In News.”
Related: NYP refuses to apologize for this cover fingering the wrong suspects which rival rag NYDN gleefully headlined: