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Earned Media More Essential Than Ever in Today's Marketing Mix

Jennifer Risi | Posted 07.21.2015 | Media
Jennifer Risi

While social media revolutionized the way we communicate, we must not underestimate the power and credibility that traditional media relations provides.

Chris Messina Heads for Venice

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

His acting career is percolating nicely -- featured role on a hit sitcom, parts in Oscar-winning films such as Argo and respected series such as The Newsroom -- but Chris Messina couldn't pass up the opportunity to direct a film of his own.

Life Priorities, When Chasing

Lisa Guest | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Guest

It's always a toss up of priorities. I know as I'm gorging on good material that there are moments I should savor. But the total package is so seductive that I can't be bothered to be polite, reasonable, health conscious or disciplined.

Olivia Munn: 'Newsroom' Directors Wanted Me To 'Take The Girly Route'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Olivia Munn had no problem standing up to directors while starring in HBO's "The Newsroom" -- and neither did the show's creator and writer, Aaron Sor...

My Top Ten 'Top Ten Critics List' Critic's List

John K. Herr | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy
John K. Herr

It's the end of the year, which means endless end-of-the-year lists, especially for TV shows. And I didn't watch TV this year. Seriously. I cut the cable cord in 2008. Yes, I am superior to you, thanks for asking.

The Finale Of 'The Newsroom' May Have Given Us Its Worst Scene Ever

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin's cable-news drama "The Newsroom" took its final bow on Sunday, but not without giving us a few more cringeworthy moments for posterity. ...

The 3 Things You Need To Know About 'The Newsroom' Finale

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

After three seasons, Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" came to a close on Sunday night following a shortened, six-episode final season. Much like the show...

The Death of Smart

Eve Simon | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment
Eve Simon

While my love of Aaron Sorkin's writing remains intact regardless of how often language, scenarios and character archetypes repeat throughout his repertoire, I'm really at a loss right now. Given this last episode's ham-fisted time-out worthy tantrum, I think it's time to call bullshit.

Rape Episode Of 'The Newsroom' Could Be Its Biggest Misstep Yet

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday's episode of "The Newsroom" -- the series' penultimate installment -- made waves with a storyline about the victim of rape on a college campus....

It's The End of the World As We Know It

Randy Malamud | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Randy Malamud

I propose that it is time for us to accept as a premise in whatever environmental discussions we have -- or indeed, in any deliberations on anything taking place in the future -- the fact that the world is coming to an end.

Aaron Sorkin Responds To Criticism Of 'Newsroom' Episode On Campus Rape

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Aaron Sorkin released a statement to HuffPost Entertainment. Read it in full below: Let me take a moment to say that I understand that the ...

Thomas Sadoski Likes To 'Challenge People' With 'The Newsroom'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.04.2014 | Entertainment

With only two episodes of the entire series left to air, "The Newsroom" will soon be coming to an -- arguably abrupt -- end. The show's three seasons ...

The Best Shows To Binge-Watch While Your Favorites Are On Holiday Hiatus

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

If you faithfully watch all of your favorite series live each week, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas -- when buzzy series like "Scandal" ta...

'Cosby Show' Nostalgia Has Nothing To Do With Cosby's Alleged Sex Abuse

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri kicked off Monday's edition of "Spoiler Alert" with a message to anyone who says the sexual assault allegations agains...

Matthew Jacobs

Why Is TV So Obsessed With Extramarital Affairs? | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment

As contemporary television goes, the more illicit the sex, the steamier. Cue up the many articles praising TV executives, particularly ones of the...

'The Newsroom' Is Getting Better, But It's Still Kind Of The Worst

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" aired the second of its final six episodes on Sunday, which means time is running out for the often-criticized series to...

'The Newsroom' Gets One Last Chance To Right Its Wrongs

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday night on HBO was all about expectations. After some critical backlash and an apology from creator Aaron Sorkin, the question surrounding the...

Jeff Daniels Explains Why Some Critics Bash 'The Newsroom'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Jeff Daniels won't say for sure whether Aaron Sorkin truly apologized for previous seasons of "The Newsroom" -- "maybe he did, maybe he didn't," Danie...

HBO's Media-Focused Drama The Newsroom Returns for a Riveting Final Season

Ed Martin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Sorkin has the advantage of viewing reality in the rear-view mirror as he writes this show, so let me indulge in similar hindsight conclusion-making.

WTF Happened to TV News?

Richard Zombeck | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media
Richard Zombeck

Both the show and I have our moments, but what gets me about The Newsroom is that it's "The News" the way a guy my age remembers it, wishes it still were and thinks it still should be -- honest, accurate, compelling and dripping with integrity.

'The Newsroom' Takes On The Boston Bombing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment

"We don't do good TV. We do the news," might as well be the slogan for "The Newsroom" Season 3. A new trailer, which originally debuted at TVLine, rev...

Adina Porter on True Blood and The Newsroom

Andrew Fish | Posted 09.24.2014 | TV
Andrew Fish

After several seasons sating her addictive drive with a hateful brand of religious fervor, she has succumbed to the lure of vampire blood, which she believes is linking her to Tara's tortured spirit.

Aaron Sorkin Has No Reason to Apologize

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rutendo Nyamuda

Aaron Sorkin wrote a TV series from his creative perspective and either you love it or you don't. It's that simple.

Aaron Sorkin Apologizes For 'The Newsroom'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.23.2014 | TV

At Tribeca Film Festival on Monday, April 21, Aaron Sorkin apologized for trying to teach us a bunch of lessons on "The Newsroom." As the show moves ...

Amy Schumer's 'Newsroom' Parody Is So Spot-On, It Hurts

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

Head’s up “The Newsroom” fans, this one might sting a bit. Aaron Sorkin’s popular HBO series will be skewered through parody on tonight’...