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Exploitation Theatre (The Newsroom) There are truly so many things we love to hate about Aaron Sorkin’s horribly smug drama, but when he exploited Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’s violent shooting in order to give Will and the gang an uplifting moment (at the expense of NPR, no less), our mouths hit the floor. On the bright side, it prepared us for the ridiculously self-righteous material that follow in every episode thereafter.
Read more: Year in Review 2012: Jaw-Dropping Drama TV Moments

Exploitation Theatre (The Newsroom)
There are truly so many things we love to hate about Aaron Sorkin’s horribly smug drama, but when he exploited Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’s violent shooting in order to give Will and the gang an uplifting moment (at the expense of NPR, no less), our mouths hit the floor. On the bright side, it prepared us for the ridiculously self-righteous material that follow in every episode thereafter.

Read more: Year in Review 2012: Jaw-Dropping Drama TV Moments

  1. aquablueprincess said: The show is good. Stop hating.
  2. andrewjrichards said: I didn’t find it exploitative. How would you have done it differently?
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