5 tweets about HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ from people who work in newsrooms

Aaron Sorkin’s highly anticipated show about journalism premiered on HBO last night. Members of the media weighed in on what they thought about the show.

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People who work or worked in newsrooms—whether the traditional kind (as in the HBO show) or the new media kind—took to Twitter Sunday evening and Monday morning to share their opinions. We rounded up five of those tweets:

Lauren Seabrook, reporter/anchor for Kansas City First News

I would LOVE to watch the new show the #newsroom but because I work in a newsroom I can’t afford @HBO #irony

— Lauren Seabrook (@lseabrookKFN) June 25, 2012

Jason Linkins, editor of Huffington Post’s Eat the Press

In a 6-3 ruling, SCOTUS has determined that THE NEWSROOM is “a little tiresome, but we’ll stick with it for another episode.”

— Jason Linkins (@dceiver) June 25, 2012

Jessica Grose, author, former senior editor at Slate

The Newsroom was so full of hot air I thought Jeff Daniels jowls were going to inflate and float away.

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