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  • O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]

    O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]
    Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton? After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
  • 'Born in Baltimore' show seeks host

    'Born in Baltimore' show seeks host
    Do you have the charisma of Oprah, the peppiness of Katie Couric and the wit of Letterman? Ok, um.... well, do you at least have the Mr. Rogers' knack for popping in businesses with his television neighbor? The city's local access cable channel is...
  • Looking Out: Transgender advocate Janet Mock criticizes Piers Morgan over interview

    Looking Out: Transgender advocate Janet Mock criticizes Piers Morgan over interview
    Another month, another dispute over a misguided media effort to put transgender lives in the spotlight. This time, it was CNN's Piers Morgan in two separate interviews with well known trans rights activist Janet Mock. The story begins Tuesday night,...
  • Katie Couric's offensive interview reveals need for transgender visibility

    Katie Couric's offensive interview reveals need for transgender visibility
    Katie Couric probably meant well when she invited "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox and model Carmen Carrera on her eponymous talk show to discuss transgender-specific issues. After all, transgender women — actual trans women, not...
  • Here's what transgender progress looks like

    Here's what transgender progress looks like
    Attention, Katie Couric: Here's how you treat transgender women in the media. About two weeks after an interview aired in which "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox gracefully brushed aside Couric's invasive, genitalia-focused questions, Cox...
  • Katie Couric honored at Hopkins health event

    Katie Couric honored at Hopkins health event
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine honored television host Katie Couric on Saturday for her work campaigning on behalf of cancer researchers after losing her husband to the disease 15 years ago. "My life changed in an instant," Couric said as she...
  • Scott Pelley says Americans want an 'honest' newscast -- and CBS is delivering one

    Scott Pelley says Americans want an 'honest' newscast -- and CBS is delivering one
    Two years ago as he was about to take over a ratings-battered and beleaguered newscast from Katie Couric, Scott Pelley told me he thought great journalism in the traditional sense of that term could still be good business despite the epic change rocking...
  • Burleigh Manor Middle student state winner in Google logo design contest

    Someday, Burleigh Manor seventh-grader Lauren Shen might go to Google and see what the Internet search engine is displaying to millions of users throughout the country: her artwork. Lauren, 12, is the state's winner in a Google-sponsored national contest...
  • Ricki Lake from Tracy Turnblad to another turn at TV talk

    Ricki Lake from Tracy Turnblad to another turn at TV talk
    In 1994, at the age of 26, “Hairspray” sweetheart Ricki Lake had one of the hottest daytime talk shows in the history of television. With a daily audience of 5.8 million viewers after only one year on-air, “Ricki Lake” was...
  • Response to ABC's Robin Roberts a reminder of TV's power to connect

    Response to ABC's Robin Roberts a reminder of TV's power to connect
    "Good Morning America"  co-host George Stephanopoulos used the adjective "staggering" to describe the response to his on-air partner Robin Roberts' announcement this week that she has a blood disease and needs a bone marrow transplant. In the 24 hours...
  • Yeardley Love's mother speaks out against violence

    Yeardley Love's mother speaks out against violence
    There is Chris Brown, these days sporting a neck tattoo that looks like ex-girlfriend Rihanna after he bloodied and bruised her. And Charlie Sheen, whose assault of his wife is somehow just another part of his troubled yet comedic persona. Sharon Love is...
  • Here's an anniversary to celebrate: The start of the Sarah Palin takedown by the TV press

    Here's an anniversary to celebrate: The start of the Sarah Palin takedown by the TV press
    I held off on writing about this on Monday out of deference to the righteous national remembrance of 9/11 that many Americans took part in. But this week brings another anniversary, a far less sacred one to be sure, but one that is nevertheless worth...