‘The Newsroom’ Used Topsy To Break News

HBO’s popular drama that shows the day-to-day grind of a cable news network used — fictionally, of course — innovative social media tool Topsy to help break news about Genoa, the show’s season-long backstory that was likely based around CNN’s explosive report on the military’s alleged use of poison gas.

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HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ As Pop Culture

The Newsroom is engaging television, set against a backdrop that many people find interesting — the TV news business. I find the show a diversion worthy of an hour of my time each week — especially since now, I can pick which hour that will be!