It's a cliche to say that many young people get the news from Jon Stewart's Daily Show. We've read that phrase way too much ... and it may well be true. Stewart, after all, consistently takes on hard-news topics, complete with spit-take, eye-popped reactions.
While declining to commit to any specific approach, [chairman Leslie] Moonves raised the possibility of multiple anchors and -- when asked -- refused to rule out Stewart playing some kind of a role on a revamped evening news. (Stewart's ``The Daily Show'' airs on Comedy Central, also owned by Viacom.)
``Jon Stewart is a part of our company; we speak to him regularly about all sorts of different things,'' Moonves said, coyly.