Tag Archive: John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes on the ruse of student athletes and college athletics

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I have three favorite days of the year: Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and the first Thursday of March Madness. I love college basketball because I love the style of the game, the amazing fan… Continue reading

John Oliver investigates the chilling details of the U.S. drone program

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John Olliver’s Last Week Tonight does a good job of explaining exactly why Americans should be concerned about our drone program.  He draws on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism as a resource, as did… Continue reading

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Changing Journalism For The Better

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Satirical news isn’t a new platform – from SNL’s Weekend Update to The Onion, making fun of current events is a time-old tradition. News plays an important role in American culture, so it… Continue reading