Hacking the Mind (Not the Emails) of Aaron Sorkin

December 15, 2014 9:01 PM

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Hacking the Mind (Not the Emails) of Aaron Sorkin

Last night was the end of our beloved The Newsroom, the great HBO drama which explored the lives of news writers who never have to write news. The series finale happened to come on the same day that Aaron Sorkin wrote an op-ed about the media’s collusion with criminal hackers in The Sony Hack, which Sorkin does not like because it is not newsworthy. In our final act of fearless journalism about journalism-based cable dramas, we discuss Sorkin’s ethics, his op-ed, and the failures of The Newsroom.

Last night was the end of our beloved The Newsroom, the great HBO drama which explored the lives of news writers who never have to write news. The series finale happened to come on the same day that Aaron Sorkin wrote an op-ed about the media’s collusion with criminal hackers in The Sony Hack, which...

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