This Is Why You Should Never Listen to Cable News Again

CNN's daily struggle to fill a 24-hour news cycle tends to push the network to make some, well, interesting editorial decisions. 

But the coverage around the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took the network's coverage to another level of bizarre. The search has stretched for 16 days, and CNN has scraped the bottom of the barrel for new ways to cover the tragedy.

Their coverage has included seriously considering of conspiracy theories, consulting psychics for their expertise and even bringing on Bill Nye the Science Guy in to speculate about the cause of the flight's disappearance. 

When Jon Stewart hilariously took on CNN's bizarre coverage last night, he addressed just how ridiculous things got. It's the sort of stuff that conspiracy theories — and desperate news shows — are made of: 

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Sara Yasin is the World Editor at Mic. Her writing has been previously published at Index on Censorship, Jezebel, Salon, Ms. Magazine blog, the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the New York Times.

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