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Aaron Sorkin Writers-Firing Story Turns Into Unholy TCA, Twitter Mess

Yesterday at the TCA, The Newsroom writer-creator Aaron Sorkin hung a reporter out to dry. In a fashion so shocking it probably merits serious consideration as a Season Two subplot.

From Washington Post TV writer Lisa de Moraes’ account of the Beverly Hilton HBO proceedings:

Sorkin took a moment to tell the critics that (a) the writing staff on the show had not been fired; and (b) he had not kept on staff an ex-girlfriend — two elements of a story that had been reported somewhere and picked up everywhere, maybe even by some of those in the room.

“Seeing that in print is scaring the hell out of the writing staff,” Sorkin said. “They’re acting very strange. They’re coming to work early, being polite to me, and I want the old gang back. I love the writing staff.”

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Soo Youn Gets a Gig at E!

image_prevsoooiew.jpgSoo Youn, the only journo we know with a spoonerism name – joined the Law & Justice Unit at E! News covering court cases for E! News and EOnline.com. She previously freelanced for the New York Daily News, Agence France-Presse (AFP), and New York magazine. Youn previously worked as a staff writer at the New York Daily News and at Reuters in New York.

Congrats Yoo Soun!