Saturday, May 14, 2011
Stephen Colbert and Campaign Finance
Stephen Colbert continues to blur the line between real news and fake news.
Our chapter on elections and campaigns discusses the complex rules on campaign finance. And our chapter on mass media explains the corporate structure of the news business. Colbert is making an impact in both areas. Yesterday, he asked the Federal Election Commission for an advisory opinion about his SuperPAC. Politico reports: