| May 17, 2013
| 9:44 AM
As a journalist, I'm a big believer in free speech, but also in the idea that bigotry and wrongdoing are fair game for scrutiny.
Regardless of your political leanings, it's fair to say that publicly ridiculing others in a confrontational and...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:12 PM
A little more than a month since the Super Bowl XLVII victory parade, the party has officially ended for the Ravens.
When they next take the field for the start of organized team activities, the Ravens will have a significantly different look from the...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Tiger Woods, Microsoft and the Tea Party are all reasserting themselves. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 13, 2013.
Woods won his 78th PGA event Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach, showing further recovery from a series of injuries and marital...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Angie Miller and her steely-eyed focus transmitted into the homes of 10-plus million American Idol viewers won her 50,000 followers in the Twitterverse the week of the show's Top 10 reveal -- nearly 18,000 more social media fans than her next highest...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:04 PM
With the unanimous approval of a policy covering the responsible use of technology for the Howard County Public School System, Board of Education members applauded the steps taken to use social media as a way to facilitate learning and communication...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has been elected to the House (or at least that's where we hear he's going). Welcome to your trends report for Monday, May 8, 2013.
Sanford will head to Capitol Hill after facing off against Elizabeth...
| May 9, 2013
At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's Europe Day! (Yeah, we didn't know that either.) Welcome to your trends report for Friday, May 10.
You're not alone if you were in the dark about the EU's annual holiday: Apparently, very few Europeans know that it exists. Nonetheless, between that,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:15 PM
The hostility between Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith and at least a portion of the New England Patriots' fanbase hasn't subsided.
The battleground is a familiar venue: Twitter.
That's where Smith has complained in the past of being taunted by...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Last week was a great one for cable news watching.
Not because any one channel did such outstanding work, but rather because several stories clamored simultaneously for the camera’s attention. The choices that a channel makes in such situations are...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith has joked about cutting off his dreadlocks before but never followed through with it. Even getting pulled down to the ground by his hair two seasons ago by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones wasn't enough to...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:53 PM
There’s been a lot of buzz on Twitter the past few days about where Eli Carter would land after asking for his release from Rutgers.
The 6-2 guard led the Scarlet Knights in scoring as a freshman (13.8) and again as a sophomore (14.9) before his...