Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ appointment stirs controversy

By: Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ Almost two months following Jon Stewart’s announcement that he would depart from his longrunning, critically-acclaimed “The Daily Show,” producers stated that correspondent Trevor Noah will take over as host either in late 2015 or early 2016. However, a slew of critics have pointed to the South African comedian’s Twitter account as reason not to promote him to Stewart’s host spot. The resultant struggle ignited a firestorm of controversy. Noah had previously tweeted what some alleged to be offensive comments about women and Jewish people. Over the years, Noah has garnered a reputation for … Continue reading Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ appointment stirs controversy