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Press didn’t show the newsroom I knew and loved

In My View by Andrew BrookesLeave a Comment

I didn’t necessarily expect to recognise everything in the newsroom of BBC One drama Press. After all, this was supposed to be the storied realm of the nationals, not the rough-round-the-edges regionals where I plied my trade. Still, I couldn’t help but feel that too much of the essence of a real newsroom hadn’t been captured by Mike Bartlett’s series opener. For starters, there was nowhere near enough swearing. Maybe that …