It is interesting to have one's reporting impugned by someone who has seen fit to do none of it herself, in this instance or otherwise. But let's get to the point here. What's our freaking problem? Good question.
Yesterday's story about the experience of female talent on The Daily Show has elicited some heated responses—and a fair amount of excuse-making. Let's survey the claims!
The Daily Show is many things: progressive darling, alleged news source for America's youth, righteous media critique. And it's also a boys' club where women's contributions are often ignored and dismissed.