Gabrielle Bluestone · 08/29/14 05:52PM

[Rescuers enter the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, where a landslide trapped approximately 29 miners Friday. Rescuers were able to make contact with around 20 of the trapped miners, who have reportedly requested food and water. Image by Esteban Felix via AP]

Chilean Miners Already Sick of Media Attention

Adrian Chen · 10/16/10 03:27PM

According to the AP, Chile's rescued miners are "hoping the media will give them some space." Well, if you didn't want to be media stars, why'd you get trapped in a mine and survive 69 days underground? [pic AP]

Jon Stewart Mocks the Coverage of the Chilean Mine Rescue

Matt Cherette · 10/13/10 11:26PM

A few hours ago, the last of 33 miners was rescued from Chile's San Jose mine. On tonight's Daily Show, Jon Stewart said what we all were thinking regarding much of the media's hyperbolic coverage of the saga. Watch inside.

Last Chilean Miner Rescued

Adrian Chen · 10/13/10 08:37PM

At around 9:55pm Chile time, Luis Urzua became the last miner to be rescued from the San Jose Mine. Here's video of Urzua emerging from the "Phoenix" rescue vehicle and hugging Chilean president Sebastián Piñera.