Video: How ‘The Newsroom’ chooses its news stories

As media pundits and fans of the HBO drama gear up for season two, the show’s creators and cast discuss their writing process, including which news stories to cover.

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While the new season doesn’t premiere on HBO until July 14, The Wall Street Journal is already getting a speak peek. Its Speakeasy blog shares an exclusive clip of a roundtable discussion where both the cast and creators talk about the process of writing around recent news stories:

It’s a rare peek into Sorkin’s creative process. “So often the audience knows more than the characters do, which can be a very exciting thing,” Sorkin tells WSJ.

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