25 Best 'Daily Show' Correspondents

From Colbert to Carell, John Oliver to John Hodgman, nobody helped Jon Stewart report the fake news better

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6. Jason Jones (2005-2015)

He had a blandly handsome, unshaven everydude look and a calm Canadian demeanor — which made his field reporting feel that much more subversive and ridiculous. Jason Jones would do anything for a laugh, including showing off a lower-back lion tattoo (with thong underwear peeking out of his slacks) or acting like The Music Man's Harold Hill in a Koch brothers-controlled small town. But his best pieces used his unflappable straight-man act to a tee — whether he was dealing with angry Russian homophobes or strident Redskins fans, Jones had a knack for talking to truth to idiots in a way that seemed benign and still went off like a bomb. DF

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