When “The Newsroom” Became Propaganda – Season Two, Episode 6

When the complete history of The Newsroom is written, the sixth episode of season two should be remembered as the moment it went from an uneven drama with political overtones to outright propaganda. There’s just no other way to describe it anymore. In season two, Aaron Sorkin’s motivations have been revealed: he is hell-bent on…

“The Newsroom” – Season 2, Episode 5

Despite my complaints, of which there are have been many, I just can’t quit The Newsroom. But it’s for episodes like this one that I’m glad I stick around. The simply titled “News Night with Will McAvoy” was easily the best episode of this second season, a self-contained masterpiece that juggled what seemed like dozens…