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The Newsroom Episode 5

How long is he going to be on the balcony? It’s change in the Near East and the team is trying to get into Tahrir Square.  They’re having trouble getting outside, but Neal (Dev Patel) thinks he’s got an Egyptian … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 4

You’re just setting out to hurt someone? Will (Jeff Daniels) is on a mission to civilize, but it isn’t going well.  It’s a New Year’s Eve party and people are getting set up with other people.  Sloan (Olivia Munn) encourages … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 3

We took a dive for the ratings. Will (Jeff Daniels) wakes up at 2am and gets a fax with Utah Republican Primary exit polling data and gets an idea.  The Tea Party started as a grassroots response to troubled times and … Continue reading

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The Newsroom, Episode 2

We don’t do good television, we do the news. Ratings ratings ratings.  “Ratings” is one letter, and a very close keystroke, away from being an anagram for Ratigan.  If only there was some kind of meaning behind that fact other … Continue reading

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The Newsroom

Alright, you’re going to see some things. This is the Golden Age of television.  It’s been obviously the case after The West Wing (1999-2006) and The Wire (2002-08).  For those in the UK (or their cultural stalkers), there have been too many examples to … Continue reading

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