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Jon Stewart offers a way for news media to cover mass shootings
Jon Stewart offers a way for news media to cover mass shootings

Whenever "The Daily Show" comes back from a break, there's always a lot of playing catch-up on the biggest stories that happened while the show was gone. And one of the biggest stories Jon Stewart and company missed was the deadly mass shooting in Isla Vista near the UC Santa Barbara campus. Seven people died in the May 23 rampage, including the shooter, Elliot Rodger. Not exactly a topic ripe for comedy. But Stewart and correspondents Jason Jones, Samantha Bee, Jordan Klepper and Jessica Williams weren't in the mood to make jokes about mass shootings. Instead, as they regularly do, they took on the media and its apparent desire to throw up its collective hands and no longer push for any...

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