Howard Kurtz Summary

Tonight, journalist and author of Reality Show: Inside the Last Great Television News War, Howard Kurtz.

Jon begins tonight reporting on the state of globalization and trade around the world as Mexico gets its first taste of Taco Bell.

Next, Jon reports on Congress' draft of a resolution declaring the mass killings of Armenians by Turkey during WWI as genocide, in a segment called "That Armenian Strife". Bush intends on vetoing the resolution due to the fact that Turkey is a key strategic ally in the Iraq War. Senior Armeniologist Aasif Mandvi talks with Jon about how those that join the Iraq War coalition get their past historical mistakes rewritten.

Finally, Jon looks at the media's drumbeat to war from 2003 with the use of a loud menacing voice combined with scary graphics used to induce fear, such as MSNBC's morph of the mushroom cloud of a nuclear bomb into the NBC logo.

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Season 12 Episode 130 of The Daily Show resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

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