Olivia Munn on financial reporting
26 July 2013 Last updated at 04:44 BST
The award-winning show created by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin takes a behind the scenes look at how an American nightly news team brings stories to its audience.
In The Newsroom actor Olivia Munn plays the network's financial news reporter, Sloan Sabbith, who believes her calling is economic reporting.
The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl sat down with Ms Munn to ask her how she prepared for her reporting role on the show.