This is cruel, but in any respects true as well as funny. The New York Times has a chequered track record of late, and clearly the staff being interviewed were unprepared for the digs about out-of-dateness coming from The Daily Show, which is clearly growing in arrogance as “America’s Most Trusted News Source.”
Daily Show visits the New York Times – Boing Boing
It’s interesting how narrowly defined “news” is when you talk about certain aspects. The NYT isn’t even called Something-News (New York Daily News, for example), it’s supposed to be about the times in which we live. These big beasts are supposed to do what the Telegraph has been doing over here: analyse, investigate, expose, rinse, and repeat.