The Ten Most Misogynistic Moments On 'The Newsroom.'

07/19/2012 09:48 am ET
  • The Gloss

I swear, I almost never use the word misogynistic.

It’s partly because I don’t believe in a culture where we go around feeling victimized, and partly because I think it’s a term that gets wildly overused. Sometimes people are nasty to people just because they’re people, not because they’re women. By “sometimes” I mean “most of the time.”

So, when I kept hearing that The Newsroom was an incredibly misogynistic show, I thought, “Aaron Sorkin generally writes very well thought out female characters, people are probably just looking for an angle and have nothing else to write about.”

Then I watched the show.

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