Colbert: 2006 Media MVP

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Stephen Colbert seemed to be on everyone’s year-end list, and for good reason: He filleted the president in public, coined a word (“truthiness”) that seemed to capture America 2006 and gave Comedy Central the perfect nightcap to Jon Stewart’s Daily Show — making him mediabistro.com’s first-ever Media MVP.

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  • Media Scandal Of The Year: O.J. Book/News Corp. Debacle
  • Media Sixth Man: Ben Karlin
  • Media Story Of The Year: YouTube
  • Media MVP: Stephen Colbert