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‘Reliable Sources’ on O’Reilly vs Stewart

This morning on Howard Kurtz‘s “Reliable Sources” on CNN, WaPo reporter Anne Kornblut, NewMajority.com editor David Frum, and Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune columnist, discussed the recent “smack-down” between Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart‘s “Daily Show.” Here’s how part of the conversation went:

KURTZ: So, Anne Kornblut, I’m sure “The Daily Show” does selective editing for comedic purposes, but isn’t there a serious point here about who you describe protesters, depending on what the cause is?

KORNBLUT: Well, I guess so. I’m glad he has a new target besides Olbermann. There’s a new fight going on. Sure. I mean, look, we have to be — I think all of us here are careful about how we describe the protesters and giving them credence. They operate in a different universe. And certainly, I think, Jon Stewart’s goal in all of this is to be funny first and probably accurate first-ish.

Full segment below:

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