John Oliver Explains Exactly How You’re Ruining the News

In one of Last Week Tonight’s most enlightening monologues, John Oliver explains the rapid decline of both print media and journalistic integrity — and why it matters so much — as simply and succinctly as we’ve heard. He points out that online and broadcast news outlets (like, for example, Last Week Tonight) rely heavily on repackaging print sources as original scoops, and as the reporters responsible for those original pieces are being pushed to create fluffier, more digital-friendly fare… basically, we’re all screwed. Oliver explains the issue quite beautifully, but in case his take is too much to process, he’s put together a spot-on Spotlight parody — starring Jason Sudeikis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, and Brian Doyle-Murray — to sum it up.

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