Forget Mary Tyler Moore, Broadcast News and even Anchorman.
My favorite take on newsrooms comes from author Malcolm Gladwell, who talked about how he got into the news business in a hilarious recounting of his first gig writing for the Washington Post.
For the record, I cannot believe this happened. And no, I never did anything like this when I worked for newspapers. But I totally believe every word of it.
Start listening to this episode at 45 minutes, 25 seconds.