In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran';s volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped interview with comedian Jason Jones. The interview was intended as satire, but if the Tehran authorities got the joke they didn';t like it - and it would quickly came back to haunt Bahari when he was rousted from his family home and thrown into prison. ...
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