The 8 best series of journalists and news from Netflix and HBO

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Craig Zacker
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Il classic journalism, what involved going in search of the news, is practically dead. Do not get me wrong. The work of the real reporters it is so necessary in our society, as is sometimes another element of the corruption that reigns in our society, being exposed to governments and large companies, getting news for their benefit. Since knowing the secrets of true journalism is within the reach of very few, we offer you ours series list on journalism, available on Netflix e HBO, to be a little wiser from now on, as we already did with tips on Netflix's best educational series.

The Newsroom is HBO's flagship series in modern journalism.

Whether you appreciate the documentary genre, which this time around is perfect for talking about the media itself, whether you prefer to approach this profession from a fictitious point of view, we have excellent advice for you.

Newspapers, news and media on our list

Whether you like the quality drama, as would be the case with The Newsroom, whether you prefer to go straight to the news from the hand of those who tell them, on the Internet and on new journalism, we advise you to take a look at this series list, available on Netflix e HBO, which we have prepared for you.

  • The letter
  • The Editor
  • Internet and the new journalism
  • Struck in the dark
  • Axios
  • Stay tuned!
  • In the eye of the hurricane
  • Tijuana

The letter

Under the original title of Newspaper, the Croatian translation of The Paper, comes down to us this Balkan drama, which will introduce us to the city of Rijeka and newspaper with the largest circulation, he Novine. The life of more important editor and journalist of the header will be mixed with corruption, since one of the most important tycoons of the country, and which has construction companies in its possession, will want acquire the newspaper for his own use. Sometimes compared to The Wire, this series will not disappoint you.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 23
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

The Editor

When it comes to drama, I think finishing this list of tips with this series is doing it in style. On this occasion, with the figure of Jeff daniels at the forefront, the complicated work of the media, much more in a country like United States, and how the different events are dealt with, looking for the truth, even if it is, on many occasions, at the expense of personal lives of the protagonists of the story. Aaron Sorkin, one of Hollywood's most renowned screenwriters, is the boss and the brains behind this project.

  • Year 2012
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 25
  • Approximate duration: 55 minutes

Internet and the new journalism

Since The Internet has come to stay, and that was a few decades ago, we have to adapt to the times and which involve using the global connection to tell stories that have not reached all parts of the world until now. Within the series we will follow in the footsteps of the editors of digital media BuzzFeed in their tireless work of search, both in more trivial matters such as electric scooters or sex robots, both in most important topics, come le fake news.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 20
  • Approximate duration: 15 minutes

Struck in the dark

The work of the Journalists or delle cameras, when they have the task of transmitting directly the news is complicated and this is one of the central points of this television series, close to the classic reality show, which will put us in the shoes of three reporters, rival to each other, that long to find the news, as crude as it may seem, before anyone else. During their work shifts, we can come face to face with horrible road accidents, police and crime scenes or even the death of a co-worker.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 35 minutes


If you thought you saw everything in the news broadcasts, In the news broadcasts or in the current affairs programs, I think that la proposal Axios will surprise you, not just because of its approach to certain topics, some of which are quite controversial, but because they have used a successful streaming platform such as HBO, For launch your own product, since I am a 21st century media. During its four seasons, at the time of writing, we will be able to know a little more about Donald J. Trump, the world of e-sports or, for example, the verdict in the trial Harvey Weinstein.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 41
  • Approximate duration: 30 minutes

Stay tuned!

Stay tuned! is a pleasant and fun surprise in the genre of journalism.

We traveled in Japan in a series that is based on a manga with the same title, and we know the adventures of Hanako Yukimaru, a new HHTV reporter does not stop a fool everywhere he goes, but i problems do not delight him, but their companions will bear the consequences of their funny acts. If you want one original series, available on Netflix, I don't think you can do better.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 5
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

In the eye of the hurricane

That Internet has a devastating power in today's society, that we are talking about platforms courses social networks o forum, is something that shouldn't surprise anyone. In this case we will be able to follow the investigations started by Cullen Hoback, production manager, and find out who is behind the mysterious initial of Q, the character who started a silent online revolution in the United States and ended, among others. consequences, with the famous assault on Congress.

  • Year: 2021
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 55 minutes


We conclude this list of recommendations with one series available on Netflix and what part from the assassination of Eugenio Robles, the favorite candidate for the position of governor. A Mexican newspaper, called Tijuana Fountain, will fully enter the investigations into this murky affair, risking his life to prove the causes that led to this terrible murder. If you like the mix of political, detective and investigative thrillers, we highly recommend that you take a look at Tijuana.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 11
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

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