• Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien contributes to CNN, HBO and Al Jazeera America. Now she can add another channel to her résumé: Sundance Channel. O’Brien will appear in an episode of “Dream School” on the channel Monday, working to inspire kids.

  • CNN’s Piers Morgan tells The Guardian that the HBO drama “The Newsroom” is what inspired him to take a stand against the U.S. gun lobby on his primetime program, and in his new book Shooting Straight.