| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
| 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 3, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Anne Arundel County executive hopeful Del. Steve Schuh made an appeal to the County Council on Monday to cut the property tax to offset new stormwater fees, then traded barbs over Twitter with County Executive Laura Neuman over his proposal.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Perhaps overlooked in the chaos of last week's shooting at The Mall in Columbia was the way the Howard County Police Department used social media to communicate with citizens.
From the start, it released details through Twitter, stringing together 140-...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:02 PM
McDonogh offensive lineman Jared Cohen on Tuesday announced plans to play football at North Carolina next season, apparently concluding a recruitment that took a turn late last year when the four-star prospect decommitted from Maryland.
Cohen posted a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman on Tuesday will unveil recommendations from a commission she created last after she was appointed to the job.
The Commission on Excellence was tasked with reviewing county government operations and issuing...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:22 PM
By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on.
This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Marylanders are big complainers.
At least when it comes to the financial services they receive.
Maryland ranked No. 2 in the nation in mortgage complaints per capita, second only to New Hampshire, for grievances lodged with the Consumer Financial...