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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...

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

Ed Martin | Posted 11.07.2014 | 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.

Report Reveals Seafood Fraud In Shrimp

Sam Waterston | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green
Sam Waterston

We need to be able to track what fish we are eating, where and how our seafood is caught or farmed, and see this information follow seafood through the entire supply chain, from boat to plate.

Colbert & Sam Waterston Blame Hillary Clinton For '60 Minutes' Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.12.2013 | Comedy

Just as "60 Minutes" was apparently fooled on October 27, Stephen Colbert was "fooled" on "The Colbert Report." The CBS newsmagazine recently ran ...

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Exclusive Sneak Peek!

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" Season 2 is fast approaching (premieres Sun., July 14 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO) and we know a few of the recent news stories they'll be cov...

Adina Porter: The Newsroom, True Blood and Motherhood

Andrew Fish | Posted 05.17.2013 | TV
Andrew Fish

Heading into its second season, HBO's The Newsroom has been controversial since day one, and Adina Porter has been all the more thrilled to be involved as the sparks have flown.

Adrienne Shelly Foundation Launches 6th Annual Celebrity eBay Auction to Support Women Filmmakers

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

As ASF's founder and executive director, and being Adrienne's widower, I am personally very grateful for the many loyal celebrity friends and supporters who believe in our mission while helping to keep Adrienne's memory and spirit alive.

Matt Sledge

WATCH: 'Law & Order' Star Featured In Political Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.12.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Former "Law & Order" star Sam Waterston is returning to the rough and tumble world of New York politics. But he is not reprising his role ...

Looking Back at 'The Newsroom,' Pondering a Free Market

Andrew Fish | Posted 11.04.2012 | TV
Andrew Fish

By inserting a fictional cast into the framework of real-world events, Aaron Sorkin has provided both an outspoken opinion on American politics and a starting point for research into any number of financial and political issues facing the country.

'The Newsroom' Recap: It Doesn't Get Better

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

I worried that I'd been too cynical and too hard on the show. But the second episode, "Newsnight 2.0," did not do much to bolster my hopes for "The Newsroom."

'The Newsroom' Recap: Sorkin Slips Up In The Oil-Filled Premiere

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

"The Newsroom" is not irredeemable. Sorkin is a frequently great writer. He's got a really, really good cast. It's foolish to write any of them off after one or two episodes. But, so far, I'm very worried.

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Cast Previews Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Drama

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.21.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" (premieres Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. ET on HBO) is very much an Aaron Sorkin show, and it's ruffled a lot of critical feathers. You've pro...

Jack Mirkinson

Aaron Sorkin Talks TV News, Women And Whether He's An Internet Hater

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin has returned to television. After several years away from the tube — he was busy writing Oscar-winning screenplays, apparently — the ...

Sam Waterston, Shailene Woodley & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Sam Waterston, Shailene Woodle...

Theater: Sam Waterston's "King Lear" Disappoints At Public

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.09.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

KING LEAR ** out of **** PUBLIC THEATER King Lear is such a mountain of a play that just getting to the top must feel like an accomplishment. But Sam...

WATCH: Reese Witherspoon At 14

Posted 09.16.2011 | Celebrity

It seems like Reese Witherspoon has been on the A-list forever, but it wasn't until 1991 that she made her feature film debut in 'The Man in the Moon,...

Historic Movement on Fair Elections

Sam Waterston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Waterston

Every day, we see a steady stream of news reports of fundraisers with lobbyists, ongoing ethics investigations, and millions of dollars in outside secret spending. It is no wonder if we're angry ... or alienated.

First Nighter: Young Women Behave Badly in Bachelorette and So Does Bachelorette

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Now at Second Stage Uptown we're given 29-year-old Leslye Headland's Bachelorette, which takes place in a hotel room the night before a wedding.

All That Glitters Is Green: First-Ever Christie's Green Auction

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Christie's celebrity-studded green auction was a great concept, taking what has traditionally been a bastion of the elite and putting their vast resources to work for a good green cause.

Lincoln and New York at the New York Historical Society

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Illinois is the Land of Lincoln, but Manhattan may ultimately have been more important in creating the legend of Lincoln. It was on this island where Lincoln's presidency was truly launched.

The Ten Best Movies About Journalism by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

In the wake of the revered Walter Cronkite's passing, I've attempted to isolate the ten best movies about journalism.

Sam Waterston: The Political System Is Broken

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sam Waterston, whose character Jack McCoy recently became district attorney on the long-running NBC crime drama "Law & Order," says he has no interest...