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Jayne Miller among regional Emmy Award winners

The 58th National Capital Chesapeake Bay Regional Emmy Awards ceremony was held in Baltimore on Saturday night.

Jayne Miller, WBAL investigative reporter, received the Board of Governors Award.

According to the chapter’s website, “Historically, the Board of Governors Award is presented for truly outstanding achievement and unique accomplishment of some duration and durability.”

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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.

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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 over a vote on guns by Democrats in the House of Representatives.

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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.

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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 hired for such fundraising services as operating a call center.

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Book on Adnan Syed gets new publication date this summer

St. Martin's Press has moved the publication date of a book on Adnan Syed, the Baltimore man in prison for killing his former high school girlfriend, from September to Aug. 9 as a ruling is awaited on a new trial for Syed.

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