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  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Meltdown after investigative story goes south

    'The Newsroom' recap: Meltdown after investigative story goes south
    “News Night” staffers believed they had uncovered a scandal of Watergate proportions – the kind that “makes careers and ends presidencies.” But instead of winning a Peabody Award for journalism excellence, the military...
  • Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation

    Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation
    Peaceful but frustrated, demonstrators across the country gathered as the nation continued to react Sunday to a Florida jury's not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. In New York, not...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'
    The intro has been tweaked, but make no mistake, this is the same "Newsroom." Perhaps as a nod to some criticism of its first season, "The Newsroom" opened Season Two with a vastly less heavy-handed intro. Gone from the credits are the images of...
  • From one street in Sanford, Fla., to the streets of N.Y. and L.A.

    From one street in Sanford, Fla., to the streets of N.Y. and L.A.
    In a way, part of the outrage had always been about public space: Trayvon Martin, 17, carrying a can of iced tea and a bag of Skittles, was walking home when he was shot dead after a struggle with a neighborhood watch volunteer who had viewed him as...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into black ops story; Will regains his swagger

    'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into black ops story; Will regains his swagger
    ACN staffers are drawn deeper into a story that could be their undoing in “The Genoa Tip,” Episode 12, of HBO’s “The Newsroom” dramedy. Genoa was supposedly a black ops mission that freed American captives in Pakistan....
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'
    "The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy "The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime

    'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime
    “Willie Pete,” Episode 13 of HBO’s “The Newsroom,” refers to military jargon for white phosphorous, a substance that obscures troop positions and inflicts horrific burns. Nasty as WP is, a special ops team allegedly used...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'
    "How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy "Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...
  • Dream Defenders earning political credibility

    Dream Defenders earning political credibility
    Word is getting around. The Dream Defenders are for real. Whether you agree with their demands — chiefly to repeal Florida's "stand your ground" law — or view their protest as juvenile foot-stomping, this much is true: This group of...
  • The real story behind Miley Cyrus' 'Free the Nipple' tweet

    Never underestimate the power of a pop star with more than 16 million Twitter followers. Over the weekend, Miley Cyrus tweeted a selfie with big implications for a Los Angeles actress and moviemaker. In the photo, Cyrus pulls her Chanel sweatshirt up to...
  • Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'

    Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'
    "They left the sneaker in the fence!" said Michael Kilday, his eyes watering at the memory. "They left the sneaker in the fence!" "They" were the hundreds of heavily armed cops and, later, National Guardsmen, whom Governor Ronald Reagan ordered to...