"The Daily Show and Colbert Report in a Changing Information Environment: Should ‘Fake News’ Be Held to Real Standards?" in Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights: The Collapse of Journalism and What Can be Done to Fix It. The New Press, 2011.

Type: 
Book Chapter
Author(s): 
Michael X. Delli Carpini and Bruce Williams

In Will the Last Reporter Please Turn out the Lights, celebrated media analysts Robert W. McChesney and Victor Pickard have assembled thirty-two illuminating pieces on the crisis in journalism, revised and updated for this volume. Featuring some of today’s most incisive and influential commentators, this comprehensive collection contextualizes the predicament faced by the news media industry through a concise history of modern journalism, a hard-hitting analysis of the structural and financial causes of news media’s sudden collapse, and deeply informed proposals for how the vital role of journalism might be rescued from impending disaster.