A study concluded The Colbert Report is better at informing people about what is happening in the world and electoral campaign than any other news source. [iinsert Fox News joke here.]

Unfortunately the study is behind a paywall (which is a bit ironic seeing that it deals with access to information). The devoid of actual data press release is here.

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An older survey found that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is second to NPR at relaying accurate information to their audience. Fox News last in that study as well. They hit back at the university that did the poll saying, and I kid you not, "their student body does not deserve to be so ill-informed."