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'The Newsroom' recap: Farewell to Charlie and series viewers
'The Newsroom' recap: Farewell to Charlie and series viewers

In saying goodbye to veteran journalist Charlie Skinner (Sam Waterston), HBO’s “The Newsroom” also said farewell to viewers by wrapping its third and final season with Episode 25: “What Kind of Day Has It Been.” In the previous installment, Charlie died of a heart attack after accusing his staff of “mutiny” for failing to respect new ACN owner Lucas Pruit (B.J. Novak), who insists on airing stories with social media appeal rather than news value. Executive producer Don Keefer (Thomas Sadoski) and financial analyst Sloan Sabbith (Olivia Munn) were openly rebellious at the cable network. Now they feel guilty for possibly triggering Charlie’s...

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