From Around the World, Your Fake News

Jon Stewart (left) and Jan Jaap van der Wal Courtesy YouTube

This week, Bloomberg Businessweek profiles Bassem Youssef, the surgeon-turned-comedian taking potshots at Egypt’s new establishment with his weekly program modeled after The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. Below are examples of other fake news shows—from Italy to South Africa—that have kept the political elite on their toes and tested the limits of free expression.

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