In Aaron Sorkin’s new drama The Newsroom, idealistic twentysomethings rush about with BlackBerrys plastered to their ears, creating a groundbreaking quality TV news show, pausing only long enough to give set speeches about how to make quality journalism.

For those running journalism degrees, like me, it’s manna from heaven. No doubt when it’s aired it will do for journalism degrees what the Indiana Jones films did for archaeology degrees.

There’s just one problem: there are hardly any journalists in it.

Read the original published by the Sydney Morning Herald.

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