The 1/2 Hour News Hour, billed as Fox News Channel's answer to The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, premieres Sunday night. It's a project of Joel Surnow, co-creator and executive producer of 24. Read more about it.
So how is the new show? Slate's Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz are dubious. They offer commentary on a two-minute segment that turned up on YouTube.
TODAY IN SLATE
Ford’s Big Gamble
It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.
Should the United States Grant Asylum to Victims of Domestic Violence?
The Apple Watch Will Make Everyone Around You Just a Little Worse Off
This Was the First Object Ever Designed
Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison
In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal.
How the Apple Watch Will Annoy Us
A glowing screen attached to someone else’s wrist is shinier than all but the blingiest jewels.
A Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now …
The sad, gradual decline of the fade-out in popular music.