It’s been almost a week since the torchlit white supremacist rally at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, but the images of those Tiki flames illuminating hate-filled white faces are still very much with me.
They are permanently burned into my memory — and, I suspect, much of the nation’s shared consciousness.
And that’s a good thing.Read more
You can laugh at Donald Trump’s “Real News” Facebook videos with Kayleigh McEnany and Lara Trump singing the president’s praises like a couple of sock puppets if you want. There’s plenty to mock in their gushing reviews of Trump’s weekly performance.
But I don’t think there’s anything funny about it.
This is serious, and even scary, stuff.Read more
Ravens fans had no shortage of viewing options Thursday night for the preseason opener against the Washington Redskins.
In Baltimore, three network affiliate stations –WBAL, WBFF and WNUV – carried the game.Read more
Like the city in its title, “Baltimore Boys” is a film steeped in grit. But the documentary that revisits the undefeated Dunbar High School basketball teams of 1981-1983 is also charged with moments of grace, beauty, poetry and even transcendence.Read more
After running WJZ for 19 years, Jay Newman is retiring as president and general manager of the CBS-owned Baltimore station on Sept. 30.
Newman, 66, is the longest-tenured general manager at any CBS-owned television outlet.Read more
After Friday’s firing of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, cable news anchors started using the metaphor of a hurricane to describe the furious pace of change and chaos at the White House.
The notion of a deadly storm that was out of control looked like it might replace the favorite media metaphor of a reality TV show for Trump’s administration.Read more