Carleton student’s YouTube show goes viral

Anas Marwah, a Carleton master’s of political management student, has gained major media attention this March for his political satire YouTube channel The Weekly Show. Marwah’s work was featured in an article on the New York Times’ front page, across local news outlets such as the Ottawa Citizen, Metro Ottawa, CTV Ottawa, and CBC Ottawa, and in Al Arabiya News, a major pan-Arab news network. The Weekly Show gained notoriety for its mockery of ISIS militants in particular, with one of the channel’s most viewed videos being an iPhone parody commercial featuring a phone specially designed for terrorists. Modelled after the satirical style of Jon Stewart and John Oliver, Marwah said the show aims to ridicule ISIS for the sake […]

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