The Newsroom

Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom on HBO imperfect but powerful TV

So far, Aaron Sorkin’s ambitious new HBO drama, The Newsroom, has received its fair share of mixed reviews. Critics and audiences alike have found the show preachy. The characters are mostly familiar...

Summer television: Falling Skies offers an enjoyable, if superficial, apocalypse narrative

Last summer was the summer of sci-fi. We got the first seasons of Alphas and Falling Skies, the vastly under watched Outcasts, a new season of Torchwood, and an especially good season of Doctor Who....

HBO's The Newsroom sputters at the start, but looks promising

As a fresh journalism school graduate, I had high hopes for The Newsroom, the latest series from Aaron Sorkin (creator and writer of The West Wing and The Social Network). The show is about the crew...