Ed Driscoll

State of Cable Television Defined by Single Headline

“Media Analysis: Murrow didn’t do fart jokes: Why Jon Stewart is not America’s next great journalist, and that’s okay,” on the CNN Website, and written by “Piers Morgan Tonight” producer Steve Krakauer.

At least if he did them, they didn’t actually air on the CBS network. On the other hand, the only maniacal dictator CBS was shilling for at the time was Jackie Gleason, so it all works out.

(Incidentally, given CNN’s current status as a smash-mouth powerhouse ratings machine, am I the only person who had to think for a moment, who the heck is Piers Morgan?)