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Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' and an American press that has lost its sense of purpose

Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' and an American press that has lost its sense of purpose

UPDATE: I am going to be on CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. (ET) Sunday discussing "The Newsroom" with Maureen Ryan, from the Huffington Post, and Adam Buckman, of Xfinity TV. The Aaron Sorkin series premieres Sunday night at 10 on HBO. This is one of the 20 best pilots of the last 20 years. Don't miss it. I have been thinking about the pilot for Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama, "The Newsroom," for more than a week now. I screened it last week for a radio piece on WYPR-FM (88.1), Baltimore's NPR outlet, which you can listen to here. Usually, such a screening/review is out of my head the minute the producer and show segment host give...

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