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The Newsroom Review

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 ...

9 Ways 'The Newsroom' Can Improve In Its Third And Final Season

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

On Monday (Jan. 13), HBO announced that "The Newsroom" would be renewed for a third and final season. The initially celebrated and now actively malign...

Why I'm Still Watching The Newsroom

Jennifer Tress | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Jennifer Tress

As Sorkin and his fellow executive producers prepare for season two, I hope they take the feedback to heart and turn the show around.

'The Newsroom' Recap: Threats And Explosions

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.30.2012 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

It's become clear that, the less time is spent on its characters' personal lives, the better "The Newsroom" is. "Bullies" spends enough time on the ne...

Figuring Out The Newsroom

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Zaki Hasan

Seeing Rambo II and The Newsroom in such close proximity got some neurons firing in my brain that helped me finally figure out what's going on with creator Aaron Sorkin's wildy divisive new HBO skein.

HBO's The Newsroom: Politics vs. Characters

Molly Fosco | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

Everyone on this show seems pissed off all the time. They go on lengthy rants and sometimes take the entire episode to make their point.

The Newsroom and a Healthy Democracy

Robert Davey | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media
Robert Davey

Why not give him some credit for putting on screen a fictitious version of the real battle for the soul of TV news, lost to the mercenary motives of men in suits to whom "pander" is a sacred principle?

The Newsroom Is a Loaded Fantasy, But It Should Get Us Talking

Mark Lashley | Posted 08.28.2012 | TV
Mark Lashley

It's possible that the problem with The Newsroom is a mistaken ordering of its priorities. It's presented as, "Come for the political polemic, stay for the high-stakes workplace drama," rather than the other way around.

My Love Letter to Aaron Sorkin

Ilene Angel | Posted 08.25.2012 | Entertainment
Ilene Angel

I sat down to watch The Newsroom, full of hopeful anticipation that this fictitious show would somehow artfully articulate the eight kinds of crazy we all witness everyday on the real cable news networks. And my hope was fulfilled.

Who Else Loved 'The Newsroom'?

Denette Wilford | Posted 08.25.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

"The Newsroom," for the most part, has been reamed by critics. So, naturally, I dug it. Don't get me wrong, there are some parts that are maddening and frustrating, for sure, but there's nothing like it on television and Sorkin's words have clearly been missed on the small screen.