Colbert, Stewart to stay on Comedy Central through 2012 election

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"They are paid handsomely," MTV Networks president Doug Herzog says of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, "and there isn't anything they haven't accomplished, or can't accomplish, from behind the desks at Comedy Central, from being on every magazine cover imaginable, to -- in Jon's case -- hosting the Oscars."

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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