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How Bill Maher And Jon Stewart Can Swing Elections08:16

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As you think about voting tomorrow, where will you go for information about the candidates and the issues? If you're of a certain age group and political persuasion, you're likely watching programs like "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart and "Real Time with Bill Maher."

Those programs do offer a lot of information about the elections, but the debate always centers on this: if it's entertainment, can it also be real journalism? NPR TV critic Eric Deggans joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk more about this "alternative" election coverage.


This segment aired on November 3, 2014.

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