A report at cnn.com on the first day of jury selection in the trial of William Porter -- one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray -- was changed today to delete a phrase describing Gray as "the son of an illiterate heroin addict."
An editor's note on the "updated" report timestamped as 12:08 a.m.Read more
The killings at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs last week again raised the issue of the media using the term "terrorism" to describe such events.
It is a complicated issue.
The Pentagon, White House and some members of Congress are still debating whether the killings at Ft. Hood should be called "domestic terrorism" rather than "workplace violence."Read more
That didn't take long, did it?
WBAL-TV made the first mistake in covering the trial of Baltimore City Police Officer William G. Porter today before jury selection in the trial even began.
During a segment at 7:55 on the station's morning news, viewers saw video of a prisoner being brought to the courthouse. The station identified the man as Porter.
But it wasn't Porter.Read more
Rabia Chaudry, the friend and advocate for Adnan Syed who brought his story to the attention of public radio's Sarah Koenig, is writing a book about his case.
Syed, who was convicted of the 1999 murder of Woodlawn High School senior Hae Min Lee, his former girlfriend, has been imprisoned in Maryland ever since.Read more
The telecast of the game wasn’t as sloppy as the play on the field in the Ravens' 16-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams. But it wasn’t all that much better either.
It was refreshing to get a Fox telecast instead of CBS if no other reason than seeing endless promotional messages for primetime series other than “NCIS” and “The Big Bang Theory.”Read more