Monday, March 30, 2015

Trevor Noah, 'The Daily Show' and the Future of Late Night

As you've probably heard, 31-year-old comedian Trevor Noah will take over The Daily Show after Jon Stewart steps aside. What does it mean for fake news? Over at Rolling Stone, I explained why Noah's roots (he's from South Africa) and relatively low-profile signal a significant change in the late-night landscape. (Plus, it gave me a chance to rave about Last Week Tonight.) You can read my piece here.