A couple of good articles on The Wire for your delectation. The first is from the Columbia Journalism Review, which discusses the history behind The Wire, as well as David Simon’s views on journalism and his relationships with his ex-colleagues. The Chicago Tribune has a similar piece as well, but is more focused on the TV show than the CJR piece.
A review of the first three episodes of ABC’s American Crime
The rules of spoiler etiquette explained
Brotherhood (which I now belatedly realise is probably a bad play on words: brotherhood, brother hood. It’s about gangsters. Get it?) has improved a bit since its first episode, which was a bit of mish-mash. […]