A news team attempts to create a news show that reports the news in an ethical and reasonable way. They take real, newsworthy events from our world as they're happening (such as bin Laden's justified killing, NSA spying, etc) and report on them as if they were an actual news station that followed rational and moral guidelines, in a biting criticism of our popular press and a clever blurring of art and reality.
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Did You Know?
The role of MacKenzie McHale was initially offered to Marisa Tomei
, but negotiations fell through. See more
The very beginning of the title sequence shows the Soviet Sputnik flying with its antennas oriented away from the Earth. The Sputnik rotated, which is why that design of antenna array was chosen as it allows equal transmission of radio signals in all directions. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #30.57
The Newsroom Main Theme
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