Newsroom Writer Says She Was ‘Kicked Out of the Room’ Over Rape Subplot

As recaps and reviews have begun to indicate, Aaron Sorkin’s latest endeavor to interweave current events, journalism, and drama on this week’s Newsroom episode was not well received. Shortly after critics began posting and tweeting their opinions about an episode that revolved around campus rape and the internet, staff writer Alena Smith took to Twitter to respond.

Here are her thoughts on the matter:

Newsroom Writer Complained About Rape Subplot