An allegory for cable news outlets which jump the gun in reporting news that can turn out to be terribly wrong, Aaron Sorkin holds his fictional network up as an unrealistic role model.
In this episode of ‘Covert Affairs’, Annie decides to go rogue, just as Auggie was headed to lock-up.
‘The Newsroom’s’ all-over-the-map episode can be summarized with this: Will definitely needs therapy, when he’s not busy fixing the internet.
While Auggie used his fierce wits to get out of a jam, the ladies of ‘Covert Affairs’ teamed up to help him.
Will McAvoy of ‘The Newsroom’ tried to throw money at ACN’s problems, while his staffers literally threw their bodies into their work.
The ‘Covert Affairs’ writers continue to toy with the Annie-Auggie relationship while plunging the duo into the field and interoffice politics.
Will McAvoy is paying a steep price for attempting to ‘civilize’ the world and his industry, ticking off his corporate overlords in the process.