Jon Stewart Tears Into Cable News For Turning Police Shootings Into 'Screensavers'

April 16, 2015 10:45 AM

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The 24-hour news cycle has the media honing in on certain images and replaying them again and again. As Jon Stewart pointed out on Wednesday night's "Daily Show," the most replayed images from the first two days of Hillary Clinton's campaign included that of a flock of reporters chasing her van on foot.

But in some cases, the media has taken even important and newsworthy pictures and video and overused them, with devastating images of police violence being turned "into screensaver mode... running as background wallpaper in your discussion," Stewart said.

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