| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:54 AM
My first frightening social media experience, something I remember very clearly, was connected to my work with The Aegis. I had not been on the staff very long, maybe eight months or so, when one slow news day I began trolling around a message board...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:04 AM
George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window.
"There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
As if it wasn't hard enough for the Minnesota Vikings' to absorb their 29-26 loss to the Ravens that included an NFL-record for lead changes in the fourth quarter, the NFC North football team's flight home to Minneapolis was delayed for several hours on...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I received plenty of feedback on Twitter — and, you can imagine, most of it wasn’t positive — regarding my story that the Orioles did not make official offers to either outfielder Nate McLouth or right-hander Scott Feldman before both...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Users of the Uber car service experienced some sticker shock this weekend as they tried to hail a private car with their smartphone.
The company has had a "surge pricing" policy for over a year — increasing rates during periods of high demand...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The Baltimore City Police created a new logo for #ASaferBaltimore social media campaign.
In an attempt to be interactive and social media savvy, they asked their Twitter followers what they thought of all the design.
"If this were the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith found himself embroiled in a minor controversy because of a picture that he posted on his Instagram account this morning.
The picture showed his brother wearing pink socks with flowers on them and included the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Tuesday that he will push for raising the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.10 an hour over the next two years, with automatic increases after that to keep pace with inflation.
O'Malley appeared at an evening rally outside...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Before day two of the first annual NFL Pro Bowl Draft began tonight, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker took to his Twitter account to campaign for one of the game’s captains, Deion Sanders, to take him with his first selection.
Tucker had to wait a...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:27 PM
All the TV stations in Baltimore say they’re the ones to turn to for breaking news.
Coverage of a shooting Saturday morning at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead put those promises to the test in a major way. Not everyone passed.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:25 AM
"Stamford, you have a problem."
That, along with just utter shock at exactly what I was seeing, was all I could think of as Batista was standing tall at the end of Sunday's Royal Rumble match. Batista winning wasn't the shocking part. The shocking...