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Former daily show host Jon Stewart: “Who gets to decide” what’s ‘misinformation’?

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart has expressed his concern about ‘fact checkers’ and the legacy media being given the power to label certain narratives “misinformation,” asking the question, “who gets to decide?”

“These are shifting sands,” Stewart explained during a podcast hosted by Apple TV+.

“I think I get concerned with, well who gets to decide what that (is),” he added.

“In the Iraq war, I was on the side of what you would think, on the mainstream is misinformation, I was promoting what they would call misinformation, but it turned out to be right years later and the establishment media was wrong,” Stewart asserted.


Stewart, who previously suggested that the COVID-19 virus had leaked from the Wuhan lab, should be applauded for being one of the few liberals who hasn’t completely abandoned his principles to simp for Big Tech censorship like virtually all the others.

“Every few years, there’s a new excuse created to justify censorship,” commented Glenn Greenwald. “The latest is “disinformation” and — as Jon Stewart adeptly explains here — it’s the subjective and elastic nature of this term that makes it both so powerful and subject to abuse.”

“I will likely never tire of pointing out the fact that the worst and most destructive “disinformation” comes – by far – not from FB or QAnon but from the largest corporate media outlets and their CIA/FBI sources which claim to be battling disinformation,” he added.

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