Why Jon Stewart doesn't see The Daily Show as fake news

Plus five other insights from the Comedy Central host

Jon Stewart
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Jon Stewart's Daily Show empire is at something of a crossroads.

The Colbert Report, for which he serves as executive producer, is dissolving next week and will be reincarnated in January as The Nightly Show, starring Larry Wilmore and a "diverse panel of voices, providing a perspective largely missing in the late night television landscape." Stewart's Daily Show contract is up in fall 2015 and he's openly toying with leaving the show to do something else.

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