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Z on TV Critic David Zurawik writes about the business and culture of TV
'Undisclosed' producers introduce 'Killing of Freddie Gray' podcast

The ads for the latest "Undisclosed" podcast are compelling, no doubt about that.

“The Killing of Freddie Gray,” an ad that ran in Sunday’s Baltimore Sun said. “There’s the story you’ve been told, and there’s what really happened.”

The producers who brought “The State V.

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MSNBC rising: Channel answers call for less ideology, more journalism

In 2015, I called MSNBC "unwatchable" as it hit bottom in its misguided attempt to be the left-wing version of Fox News.

Now, I am watching it sunup to sundown some days — from "Morning Joe" at 6 a.m. to Chuck Todd at 5 p.m. and Greta Van Susteren at 6.

The channel has evolved under the leadership of Andy Lack, who took over as chairman of NBC News and MSNBC in 2015, at the time of my downbeat assessment.

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HBO sets air date for Oprah's film on Henrietta Lacks

HBO today set April 22 as the premiere date for “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” a docudrama about the Baltimore County African-American woman "whose cells were used to create what's considered the first immortal human cell line," according to a news release.

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PBS doc 'Accidental Courtesy' finds a real conversation about race in Baltimore

Since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the media have been filled with discussions about race. But I have seen nothing as intense or raw as the one in Baltimore that's shown in the PBS documentary "Accidental Courtesy."

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Amid storm of Trump developments, a call for calmer, more centrist media

It isn't as though the press has been flipping out over nothing since Donald Trump took office. Every day, something contentious, unconventional and culture-wars combustible seems to come out of Washington.

On Sunday, tens of thousands protested at airports nationwide — including BWI Marshall — against an executive order aimed at suspending immigration from seven countries with large Muslim populations.

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Poppy Harlow will be a welcome addition to CNN weekday lineup

CNN announced Tuesday that Poppy Harlow and John Berman would be taking over the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. weekday time period starting Monday.

They replace Carol Costello, who told viewers Tuesday that she was moving to HLN as part of a relocation to Los Angeles to be with her husband, who went west for his job.

I like Costello, but I am truly happy to see Harlow get this promotion.

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