'The Newsroom' Returns Sunday With These 7 Pieces of Old News

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While The Newsroom certainly does its best to dig into its two-year old ripped-from-the-headlines plot points, the problem is that we've all had the luxury of timely comics and commentators tearing these stories apart in our collective recent memory. Unlike Mad Men's take on the news of the 1960s, which offers a renewed perspective thanks to the breadth of history between now and then, The Newsroom feels like a trawler gurgling along the Mississippi, trying to dig up new life when we've just managed to bury it and move on. When Season 2 starts on Sunday night, we can start looking forward to (or start avoiding, depending on your take) these seven old news bits.

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