ACN continues its charge towards younger ratings by going after youth-driven news items such as date rape and celebrity sighting apps. Will, still serving his prison sentence for refusing to reveal his source, begins a troubling conversation with a new cell mate. Jim and Maggie try to track down Edward Snowden at a Russian airport and coincidentally end up confronting their own secrets. Sloan's attempt to discredit a new ACN staff member on the air has unforeseen consequences. Written by
Did You Know?
During one of Sloan's interviews on the set, there is a tweet on the TV behind her saying that "Toby from The Office was cute." The person who played Toby in The Office
(2005) is an executive producer of The Newsroom and directed this episode. See more
At the Moscow airport when Maggie and Jim wait in line for the tickets, the PA in the background says in Russian: "Attention, attention! Boarding continues for the flight to... Southern Urals". Southern Urals is about five times the size of Alaska and includes the entire country of Kazakhstan. Usually airlines are a bit more specific about where their flights go. See more
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