Folks, this is a “news” program in a good slot on national television. We too often write off Fox News because we know its journalism is awful. But real people are watching this stuff and believe it. Trust me, I know some of them.

That’s what scares me.

You just have to laugh at Fox News and Beck:


UPDATE: Also, see this even funnier Colbert segment lampooning Beck. The Journal’s Moore even makes a sporting appearance:

Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu.