In television, there are guilty pleasures and sublime ones, and “The Newsroom,” beginning its final season Sunday, is a little bit of both. Or at least that’s how many real-life TV news professionals describe it.
“It really is a love-hate affair,” said Steve Lange, senior executive producer of “TechKnow” on Al Jazeera America. “I love the heroics of the work they’re doing, the journalism. And I hate the drama of all the romances and the craziness.”