The Newsroom

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Aaron Sorkin: ‘Screenwriters write about people who are cooler than we are’
The American writer known for The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network on adapting To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage in the 21st century

Dorian Lynskey

27, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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I wish I knew how to quit You: our writers' favourite TV hate-watches
Which shows are so bad they’re addictive? From You, to Made in Chelsea and the hideously self-unaware The Newsroom

Stuart Heritage, Rachel Aroesti, Alex Mistlin, Rebecca Nicholson, Jack Seale and Hannah J Davies

17, Feb, 2021 @1:32 PM

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The Newsroom: is Aaron Sorkin threatening to bring back his worst show?
Sorkin’s drama about whiny journalists was smug, preachy and watched by no one – so why won’t he remake his presidential saga? That’s what we all need

Stuart Heritage

19, Feb, 2019 @11:15 AM

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Aaron Sorkin on the cult of Steve Jobs: ‘I hadn't seen anything like it since John Lennon was killed’
How to get into the mind of a man loved by millions? For the writer of a new Jobs biopic, it was a case of finding the human flaws behind the perfectionist

Alex Godfrey

11, Nov, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Dev Patel: ‘I didn't know what I was getting myself into’
The global success of Slumdog Millionaire thrust the schoolboy (and his girlfriend Freida Pinto) into the limelight. But has fame been good to him? Seven years on, he talks break-ups, beards and typecasting

Nosheen Iqbal

21, Feb, 2015 @8:00 AM

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The Newsroom: good riddance to Aaron Sorkin's bully pulpit
As the show drew to an infuriating end, Sorkin seized his final chance to tell journalists how to do their jobs – while his female characters remained pushed around by the men

Brian Moylan

15, Dec, 2014 @1:55 PM

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Aaron Sorkin under fire over The Newsroom's campus rape storyline
Writer Alena Smith tweets that show’s creator Aaron Sorkin shouted at her for objecting to the storyline; he says she ‘violated’ professional confidentiality

Brian Moylan

08, Dec, 2014 @9:18 PM

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The Newsroom's campus rape storyline: victim-blaming at its worst
Unwittingly, Aaron Sorkin’s show affirmed what the news has shown us to be true – that raped women should not be believed until their accounts have been verified by a man

Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy

08, Dec, 2014 @6:35 PM

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Breaking: The Newsroom is still as irritating as ever
It’s well acted, glossy and cleverly scripted – but HBO’s cable television drama is predicated on the false premise that people actually care about cable news

Brian Moylan

10, Nov, 2014 @5:40 PM

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The Newsroom box set review – a sharp and witty journo show from Aaron Sorkin
Stephen Carty: Jeff Daniels’ grumpy anchorman and his idealistic team tackle the big, serious stories – Deepwater Horizon, Osama Bin Laden – but somehow The Newsroom manages to be uplifting

Stephen Carty

02, Oct, 2014 @2:00 PM

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Emily Mortimer: why I still feel shame about going to work

It took Emily Mortimer 10 years to write Doll & Em, a new TV show created with her best friend, and overcome her 'misguided guilt' about her job

Emily Mortimer

31, May, 2014 @11:05 PM

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Emily Mortimer admits to guilt over her other role as a mother
British actress speaks out about the stress of raising a family while working in film and television

Nadia Khomami

31, May, 2014 @8:59 PM

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