| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:14 AM
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,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:38 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Sharon and Lexie Love, mother and sister of Yeardley Love, who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend, will be interviewed Thursday on "Katie," the new syndicated show hosted by former CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric.
The program will focus on dating violence,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Lady Gaga was slammed on the internet this week after adding 25 pounds to her normally svelte figure and is fighting back by promoting people's right to a positive body self image.
The popular singer started a "Body Revolution" campaign on her website...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Katie Couric’s visit last week to Baltimore’s WMAR proved at least one thing: She is serious about making her new daytime talk show, “Katie,” a winner. She did not do such intense promotion in the summer of 2006 even when she was...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:01 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Join the war on human trafficking
I know you are going to say — "What does this subject matter have to do with seniors?" Human trafficking is happening in our own backyard, throughout our country and around the world.
I want each of our...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Remember all the big, high-sounding media talk right after the massacre at Sandy Hook about how maybe now we will have a "national dialogue" about guns? Remember how many members of the media vowed to put aside their own little, selfish, partisan...