A Quest for Truth in a Web of Lies

My Gradual Dissociation from News Networks and Stumbling onto a Path Towards Truth

It started over a decade ago, before I could sniff out bullshit and call it for what it was. I was in middle school, and Jon Stewart was on The Daily Show. I started watching because he was funny, but I kept watching because he was showing me something I hadn’t seen in the news before — honesty. Every time my parents had the news on, I felt the anchors were faking their smiles and attitudes and behaviors. But Jon was different.