The Newsroom: "5/1" Review

Continuing the winning streak from last week, The Newsroom delivered yet another knockout episode, and further established itself as the best political drama currently on TV. And, also like last week, the episode dialed back the annoying relationship fluff to focus directly on one historic moment in our history – the death of Osama Bin Laden.

"5/1" starts off at an anniversary party for News Night, but things quickly kick into high gear when Charlie Skinner (Sam Waterston) receives an anonymous phone call informing him of an issue of national security. Read More... 


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Aug 29, 2012 4:46PM EDT

Great story, powerful performance by all but my only quibble if its not OK to get a confirmed tweet from Donald Rumsfeld then it's not OK for an email from Joe bidden, since Sorkin wrote the social network , you would think the newsroom would learn to embrace the Power of the social media , twitter, internet, Facebook wiki leaks is where we get our news from now old people and The newsroom better embrace that or be obsolete just like newspapers, and network television became.

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