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The Newsroom Season 3, Episode 6 – What Kind of Day Has It Been?

A sudden death leads Will and Mac to ponder the milestones that transformed the newsroom, and look ahead towards ACN’s uncertain future. Maggie lands a field-producer interview in Washington; Neal’s digital site is shut down for repairs; Leona offers sage advice to Pruit.

The Newsroom Season 3, Episode 5 – Oh Shenandoah

Incarcerated for contempt, Will refuses to reveal the name of Neal’s government source. Appearing to embrace Pruit’s mandate to capture younger viewers, Charlie orders a reluctant Don to track down principals in a sexual-abuse case at an elite college. Sloan voices her objection to a new digital site built by Neal’s replacement, Bree. Stranded in

The Newsroom Season 3, Episode 4 – Contempt

Facing a court subpoena and possible incarceration for contempt, Will stands firm in refusing to reveal the source of the stolen DOD documents. As Charlie’s disdain for Lucas grows, Sloan and Mac scramble to find a more acceptable 11th-hour buyer for ACN. Jim’s relationship with Hallie is put to the test by her new job

The Newsroom Season 3, Episode 3 – Main Justice

Leona and Reece look to raise cash in order to salvage ACN and thwart Blair and Randy. Will gets a surprise at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, while Charlie trades visions with ACN suitor Lucas Pruit. Maggie’s EPA scoop makes it to “News Night.” Sloan and Don try to keep their relationship a secret from

The Newsroom Season 3, Episode 2 – Run

With Rebecca again tasked with defending ACN in a possible lawsuit, Will tries to protect Neal from the fallout over the DOD leak. Charlie and Leona enter the fray of a hostile-takeover gambit involving Reese’s half-siblings, Blair and Randy Lansing. Sloan fears Don may be guilty of cashing in on insider information; Maggie ponders the

The Newsroom Season 3, Episode 1 – Boston

In the wake of the Genoa debacle, Will, Mac and the “News Night” team decide to err on the side of caution in reporting a major breaking story, which may enhance credibility, if not ratings. Neal faces a slippery slope when he’s contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents revealing how

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 9 – Election Night, Part 2

Will and Charlie await a decision from Reese; Sloan learns the identity of the winning bidder for her book; Neal seeks Hallie’s help in giving Mac a parting gift; Jim tries to make peace with Lisa; Will has a revelation.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 8 – Election Night, Part 1

Will becomes the director of morale as “News Night” goes forward with its election night coverage; Sloan is upset that her book was auctioned with a forged signature; the team considers holding off on a story that might influence a Senate race.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 7 – Red Team III

Rebecca pieces together the events leading to ACN’s decision to air Dantana’s special report on Operation Genoa; repercussions from the special report threaten to ruin “News Night.”

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 6 – One Step Too Many

Mac and Charlie get a key witness; Will makes an appearance on a morning talk show; Jim gets unexpected company during his reunion with Hallie.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 5 – News Night With Will McAvoy

Will is distracted during a telecast; Charlie gets a visit from a friend at the Office of Naval Intelligence; Sloan experiences humiliation and rage.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 4 – Unintended Consequences

Maggie tries to convince Rebecca that she is fine; a protestor refuses to cooperate with Neal and Jerry after an interview with Will goes poorly; Jim gets heat from Mac.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 3 – Willie Pete

Will tells Nina Howard the truth; a new witness to the Genoa story emerges; Jim tries to get his questions answered.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 2 – The Genoa Tip

A tip on a story that will cripple the network begins to become more real; MacKenzie and Sloan continue to push Will; Don urges Will to advocate for Troy Davis; Maggie gets an assignment that she has been begging for; Neal is arrested on Wall Street.

The Newsroom Season 2, Episode 1 – First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers

Will and the staff are questioned by a lawyer; an on-air remark gets Will pulled from Sept. 11 anniversary coverage; Jim volunteers to cover for a reporter on the Romney campaign; Neal investigates the beginnings of Occupy Wall Street.

The Newsroom Season 1, Episode 10 – The Greater Fool

In the Season 1 finale, Mac is shaken by a potentially devastating revelation from gossip columnist Nina Howard. Meanwhile, Sloan mulls a new job opportunity; Neal’s Internet alias could prevent a catastrophe; and Will, Mac and Charlie confront Leona and Reese during a volatile lunch meeting.

The Newsroom Season 1, Episode 9 – The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate

The “News Night” staff host a mock debate for two Republican Party officials; a power outage energizes Mac’s thought process; Charlie evaluates an intelligence-agency insider’s reliability; Lisa does an on-air interview; Neal poses as an Internet troll.

The Newsroom Season 1, Episode 8 – The Blackout Part 1: Tragedy Porn

The ratings for “News Night” plummet after it downplays a pair of sensational stories, and Will and Mac must find a way to lure back enough viewers to justify the network’s quest to air a Republican debate. Meanwhile, Will considers writers for an all-access profile; Sloan is disappointed by the lack of coverage of an

The Newsroom Season 1, Episode 7 – 5/1

Charlie gets an anonymous tip about an important development that will be the subject of a televised speech by the president, prompting the “News Night” staff to switch gears from their one-year anniversary party back to the newsroom while wondering what the story could be.

The Newsroom Season 1, Episode 6 – Bullies

Sloan subs for Elliot during the Japanese nuclear crisis following the March 2011 earthquake, but her harsh questioning of a Tokyo power-company representative could damage her credibility. Meanwhile, Will has a bout of insomnia that leads him to therapy, and he learns a lesson about bullying after his rude behavior in an interview.