John Oliver discovers that pretend news is the media world’s sole remaining home for intrepid investigative journalists.

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Is Investigative Journalism Dead?

“Investigative journalism—what ever happened to that?” Jon Stewart asked…

Traditional news outlets like CNN are wiping out their investigative journalism budgets…

Oliver speaks to media analyst Brad Adgate, who says,

“Investigative journalism is the first things to go because it’s not a profit center.

According to Kaj, he was fired from CNN because the news outlet eliminated entirely its investigative unit. Oliver quips back,

“Wait what, CNN, the worldwide leader in news, had eliminated its investigative news department? … Holy s**t.”

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