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Simon Owens's Tech and Media Newsletter / Simon Owens / Jul 1
“The Daily Show’s digital team doesn’t work separately from its TV staff; rather, they’re tightly integrated. A joke that does well on social media sometimes gets adapted into a Trevor Noah segment later that night. The digital staff also built joke websites that Noah plugged during the show. After the Ted Cruz presidential campaign uploaded hours of campaign footage to YouTube, Noah encouraged his viewers to go online and remix the footage into funny videos. He later featured the best videos during the TV airing. “
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