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  • Jeff Daniels on 'Newsroom' season 2: 'We know what we're doing now'

    Jeff Daniels on 'Newsroom' season 2: 'We know what we're doing now'
    Aaron Sorkin is taking in the last bit of quiet. The second season of "The Newsroom" premieres Sunday and, if last season is any indication, it's sure to generate a bit of chatter. The workplace drama, about a prickly newscaster (Jeff Daniels) and his...
  • Review: A return to a more likable 'Newsroom' on HBO

    Review: A return to a more likable 'Newsroom' on HBO
    Like many of his characters, Aaron Sorkin has a thick-skinned, tough-talking, "that large rectangle to your left is the door" attitude toward public opinion. It was very much in evidence last year when the reaction to his high-wattage HBO drama "The...
  • '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...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Tragedy in Africa devastates Maggie

    'The Newsroom' recap: Tragedy in Africa devastates Maggie
    “Unintended Consequences” – the most dramatic episode this season of HBO’s “The Newsroom” – focuses on a tragedy in Africa that devastates associate producer Maggie Jordan (Alison Pill) and might, unintentionally,...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Unintended Consequences'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Unintended Consequences'
    "He's never seen hair like yours before. That color is called blonde, Daniel, and it's nothing but trouble." -- Pastor Moses It's nice when a show spells out the theme of an episode right in the title, as "The Newsroom" did this week with "Unintended...
  • After slimming down, Bank of America focuses on growth

    The state of California and the Bank of America have a lot in common, says BofA Chief Executive Brian Moynihan. Both were all but written off by critics as the economy tanked. Both endured painful budget cuts and remain hampered by unemployment and...
  • Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought

    Fast-food worker strikes coming to Los Angeles; higher wages sought
    The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles. Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers. The...
  • The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett

    The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett
    Watching the debut this week of Al Jazeera America, I couldn't help but remember reviewing the first week of Erin Burnett's show on CNN in October 2011. I say this not to rip Burnett again, but because her attitude toward the Occupy Wall Street...
  • 'The Newsroom' has its critics, fans among journalists

    When "The Newsroom" premiered on HBO in June 2012, its opening credits, in which black and white images of Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow and David Brinkley floated across the screen to soaring theme music, signaled the high-minded ambitions of its...