The pilot of “The Newsroom” is full of yelling and self-righteousness, but it’s got energy, just like “The West Wing […]. The second episode is more obviously stuffed with piety and syrup, although there’s one amusing segment, when McAvoy mocks some right-wing idiots. After that, “The Newsroom” gets so bad so quickly that I found my jaw dropping. The third episode is lousy […]. The fourth episode is the worst. There are six to go.