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'The Newsroom' recap: Investigative story may have hefty cost
'The Newsroom' recap: Investigative story may have hefty cost

In an abrupt about-face that could put him behind bars, anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) decides to pursue an investigative story using stolen government documents on “Run,” Episode 21 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.”             Will is told by ACN cable news techie Neal Sampat (Dev Patel) about a U.S. Department of Defense covert operation that sparked deadly riots in Africa. Neal obtained this highly classified information from a whistleblower’s flash drive. Neal also committed espionage by requesting additional documents and coaching the leaker on how to retrieve them. At first Will maintains his...

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