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Ben Karlin: A Distinguished Career in Fake News

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Ben Karlin: A Distinguished Career in Fake News

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Ben Karlin: A Distinguished Career in Fake News

Ben Karlin: A Distinguished Career in Fake News

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Ben Karlin, former executive producer of both The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, is also an alumnus of the satirical newsweekly The Onion. He left the Comedy Central shows in December 2006 to focus on his family. This interview originally aired on April 4, 2006.

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