Responding to the Forbes Article

First of all, I’m flattered by the attention. Yesterday, Erik Kain of Forbes.com published a rebuke of my article in The Atlantic on a recent trend in Hollywood blockbusters of depicting war profiteers as villains. He makes a couple good points but gets some crucial details wrong. Here is an excerpt: Gittell argues that Iron Man…

A Chat About “The Newsroom”

This one’s for serious Sorkin fans only. Yesterday, blogger JustMeMike and I had a lengthy disucssion about last Sunday’s episode of “The Newsroom” on his site. NOAH: But enough about these relationships. I’m starting to feel like a gossipy high school cheerleader (which is one of the reasons I have problems with the show). I came…