Jon Stewart makes fun of how the news is reported four nights a week on The Daily Show on Comedy Central. As The Daily Show does routinely grill various newscasters, pundits, etc. on a nightly basis, it would be natural for them to want to grill Stewart on anything that they can.
So, when a District Attorney from San Bernardino County pointed out one factual error by Stewart on a segment on Ferguson, Fox News and the like had a field day.
Last night, Stewart admitted, on air, that he was wrong, but also pointed out that the field day that pundits were having on Stewart steered the conversation away from questioning the methods of the police and the lack of oversight on that,