The Newsroom en Aaron Sorkin: The Writer Behind 'The Newsroom' Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama <em>The Newsroom</em> follows the inner workings of a fictional cable network trying to challenge America's hyperpartisan 24/7 news culture. It's a typical Sorkin drama, complete with fast-paced dialogue, witty scenes and a strong ensemble cast.<p>So why a newsroom?<p>"It suits my style," he tells <em>Fresh Air</em>'s Terry Gross. "I like writing about heroes [who] don't wear capes or disguises. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:09:00 +0000 editor 15839 at