10 August 2012 7:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We like The Newsroom. And we want to love it. Honestly, we do. Aaron Sorkin's weekly hour of HBO makes the news business inspirational the same way The West Wing made politics actually seem like a force for good: Put the right people in the right positions and We The People can do amazing things. But wow, Mr. Sorkin, you really, really need to stop trying to push us away. We love the drama of the news. Because The Newsroom is set in the recent past, you get to skip the melodrama of having to explain how things turn out and let us focus on how different people react to things. The characters can have discussions about what's valued not only by the news media but also by what we value as a »


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