A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 28, 2018
“The most trusted name in fake news” (The Daily Show, CNN)

"The most trusted name in fake news” is a slogan that has been printed in many images, It’s a parody on the CNN news network slogan, “The most trusted name in news.”

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show (with Jon Stewart) called itself “the most trusted name in fake news” in 2004.

“@CNN: The Most Trusted Name in (Fake) News. Sorry @TheDailyShow, they got you beat” was posted on Twitter by Ian Thompson on April 17, 2013. The CNN application became popular with the presidential election of Donald Trump, and his calling CNN “fake news.” “CNN ‘The Most Trusted Name in Fake News’” was posted on Twitter by Dr Quake on November 18, 2016.


Wikipedia: The Daily Show
The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. It airs each Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. Describing itself as a fake news program, The Daily Show draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, and often uses self-referential humor as well.

Wikipedia: CNN
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American news-based pay television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System, a division of AT&T’s WarnerMedia. CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel. Upon its launch, CNN was the first television channel to provide 24-hour news coverage, and was the first all-news television channel in the United States.

6 September 2004, Washington (DC) Post, “Moore’s Spin Spotlights Revolving Doors” by Howard Kurz, pg. C1:
Best Billboard. Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show”: “The most trusted name in fake news.”

Google Books
The New Blue Media:
How Michael Moore, MoveOn.org, Jon Stewart and Company Are Transforming Progressive Politics

By Theodore Hamm
New York, NY: The New Press
2008
Pg. 159:
In August 2004, a Comedy Central billboard across from Madison Square Garden, site of the Republican National Convention, called The Daily Show “the most trusted name in fake news.” (A Fox News billboard hung beside it.)

Twitter
Ian Thompson (IT) 🤡
@iantDC
.@CNN: The Most Trusted Name in (Fake) News. Sorry @TheDailyShow, they got you beat.
8:13 PM - 17 Apr 2013

Twitter
Dr Quake
@maxwmi
CNN “The Most Trusted Name in Fake News”
12:07 PM - 18 Nov 2016

Twitter
Clayton Sterling
@Claytoncyre
If you’re going to remove fake news, I recommend starting with @CNN the most “trusted” name in fake news.
RT America
@RT_America
Ron Paul reveals hit list of alleged ‘fake news’ journalists http://on.rt.com/7vlx
3:09 PM - 20 Nov 2016

Twitter
Nationalist Obliged Friend
@ObligedFriend
.@CNN is the most trusted name in fake news. .@TheWelshTwitt
7:24 AM - 23 Dec 2016

Twitter
HeavyHebrew
@HeavyHebrew
Replying to @DiamondandSilk @CNN
CNN, the most trusted name in Fake News
8:08 PM - 27 Dec 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRadio/Television • Sunday, October 28, 2018 • Permalink