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The Newsroom Episode 10

The Greater Fool Brian is the Knight of the Mirrors, that’s the chapter we’re up to now. The piece in New York magazine didn’t go exactly as Will (Jeff Daniels) expected.  He wanted it to be a historical document that … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 9

The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate I say the power going out was the best thing that ever happened to us! They’re still slumming it on News Night but the end is in sight.  It’s pitch time to the RNC for their … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 8

The Blackout Part 1: Tragedy Porn Whose decision was it not to cover the Casey Anthony trial? The Casey Anthony started last week and has caused half of News Night’s viewers to jump ship (and Nancy Grace’s show on HLN … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 7

In roughly 90 minutes you’re going to get an email from the White House telling you to get to work. “5/1” It’s been a year since Mackenzie (Emily Mortimer) inspired the turn-around for News Night and there’s a party at … 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

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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