The Newsroom 2.06 "One Step Too Many" Review: Get it Done

We’re not playing basketball anymore—let’s play The Newsroom

“Jerry has committed the crime of not being Jim Harper,” says Don while chewing the fat with Mac. Although I’ve never been a legitimate journalist, I’ve seen season five of The Wire, so I understand the impetus for doctoring quotes to reflect your story. (I've been to Prague, but I've never "been to Prague" been to Prague.) I get that Jerry Is convinced that the ends justify the means. But let me tell you this: Regardless of how important a story may appear, Jim Harper would never display this behavior. Jim is a paragon of journalism. Why not hold him up as the standard? (Is it weird that I have posters of Jim Harper and Will McAvoy in my bedroom?)

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