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Frontline shows how hard real police reform is in Newark

Newark, N.J., is the focus of Frontline’s “Policing the Police.” But it could just as easily be about Baltimore or any other city with a high crime rate and troubled police-community relations. I urge everyone who cares about Baltimore and wants to better understand how the city became a place...

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  • Fact-checking Trump

    Fact-checking Trump

    How many fact checkers does it take to fact check Donald Trump? That's the way CNN's Reliable Sources framer a a panel discussion on fact checking and the presidential race Sunday.  It was oen of two panels I was part of on tghe show. I especially liked what Angie Drobnic Holan, editorat Politifact,...

  • CNN hosts wide-open discussion on its hiring of Corey Lewandowski

    CNN hosts wide-open discussion on its hiring of Corey Lewandowski

    CNN today provided an honest platform for a wide-open discussion on its hiring of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. I enjoyed being part of it. More importantly, I was greatly impressed by the way the channel handled it. No one tried in any way to influence what I wanted to say even...

  • Video's power, and limits, on display in Gray case, House sit-in

    Video's power, and limits, on display in Gray case, House sit-in

    Nearly every day, it seems, presents fresh evidence of video's growing power to change our lives — and of the limits and caveats to that power as well. This week brought more vivid examples with the acquittal of Officer Caesar Goodson in the death of Freddie Gray and the dramatic sit-in protest...

  • MSNBC runs old riot footage with 'Happening Now' logo

    MSNBC runs old riot footage with 'Happening Now' logo

    Some news operations just can't let go of that riot video from last year after the death of Freddie Gray. And Thursday morning, MSNBC again went to that well in its coverage from Baltimore of the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson. In a report that aired just prior to the verdict, correspondent Ron...

  • State audit faults MPT handling of donor info

    State audit faults MPT handling of donor info

    Maryland Public Television failed to adequately protect donor financial information gathered during fundraising efforts, according to a state audit covering the years 2011 to 2015. The report also questioned MPT's handling of contracts worth $8 million and its monitoring of payments to companies...

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  • Could 'Veep's' election meltdown come true?

    Could 'Veep's' election meltdown come true?

    The entire fifth season of "Veep" has taken place in the speculative aftermath of an electoral college tie in a presidential election, which hasn't happened in real life in more than two centuries. In Sunday's episode, the show took it one step further, depicting a political conundrum that has...

  • Steve Smith Sr. to represent AFC offense on 'Celebrity Family Feud'

    Steve Smith Sr. to represent AFC offense on 'Celebrity Family Feud'

    Point values are tripled, we've got the top five answers on the board... Name an NFL player you'd like to see on "Family Feud." If your answer is Ravens receiver Steve Smith Sr., you're in luck. Smith will appear on the celebrity version of the famous television game show in an episode airing at...

  • Stephen Colbert show to air live during GOP, Democratic conventions

    Stephen Colbert show to air live during GOP, Democratic conventions

    Stephen Colbert will air two weeks of live programs during the Republican and Democratic conventions next month. CBS said Wednesday that Colbert will host the "Late Show" from his usual studio in New York City. The program will have an "on-air presence" in Cleveland and Philadelphia during the...

  • 'Vinyl' canceled by HBO despite early renewal for Season 2

    'Vinyl' canceled by HBO despite early renewal for Season 2

    HBO has abandoned plans for a second season of its ’70s rock-steeped drama “Vinyl,” despite announcing the renewal back in February. “After careful consideration, we have decided not to proceed with a second season of VINYL,” read a statement from HBO. “Obviously, this was not an easy decision. ...

  • 'Bachelor' spinoff 'Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After' coming to Freeform

    'Bachelor' spinoff 'Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After' coming to Freeform

    First comes "The Bachelor," then comes love, then comes "The Bachelor" spinoff, then comes marriage? "The Bachelor's" Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell are getting their own show. Freeform has greenlit "Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After," following the ABC reality series' most-recently engaged couple...

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