Cenk Uygur Gets 'Mad As Hell' For Documentary About Rise Of Online News

January 16, 2015 7:16 PM

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Co-founder of The Young Turks, the "largest news show on the Internet," Uyger first gained notoriety for his combative, entertaining take on liberal politics. Once a staunch Republican, the movie traces the commentator's disillusionment with the party and subsequent identification as a progressive with a mission to upend corporate media.

"Mad as Hell" seeks to elicit a passionate response from viewers, with a title that gives a less than subtle nod to an essential scene from "Network": "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore," bellows Howard Beale (Peter Finch), an exasperated TV news anchor in Sidney Lumet's 197...

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