It’s hard out there for an investigative journalist these days, particularly with budgets being slashed and publications shuttered right and left. At CNN, an entire arm of the company — its investigative journalism unit — is now gone. So where have the hardworking reporters who used to work there scampered off to? More lucrative industries, it seems — like the fake news show business. The Daily Show took a look at this exodus from thankless truth-telling to the world of profitable television — and even uncovered a Will McAvoy cameo.
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