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  • 'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking

     'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking
    I took a deep dive last week into Baltimore’s drug scene. And when I finally came up for air, I had a newfound clarity on the city’s troubled TV image and the line between responsible documentary filmmaking and exploitative reality television.
  • Robin Williams on NBC's 'Homicide' -- Here's my 1994 Sun review

    Robin Williams on NBC's 'Homicide' -- Here's my 1994 Sun review
    In my Monday-night appreciation of Robin Williams, I wrote about a 1994 episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" in which the comedian delivered an outstanding dramatic performance. (Read that here.) Sun librarian Paul McCardell, to whom anyone...

    Glenelg High alum Meagan Lewis an Emmy contender [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Meagan Lewis, who graduated from Glenelg High School in 1994, has just been nominated for three Emmy Awards for her work as a casting director, her grandmother Kathryn Miller has proudly reported. She was nominated for Outstanding Casting for a...

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon
    The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel. Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...

    Snowden interview best work by NBC, Brian Williams in a long time

    Snowden interview best work by NBC, Brian Williams in a long time
    NBC News and anchorman Brian Williams have not done journalistic work the quality of Wednesday night's exclusive interview with Edward Snowden in a long, long time. Since NBC News had the interview for a week, according to Williams, it could have done...