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  • Z on TV: The incredible shrinking Baltimore anchor desk

    Z on TV: The incredible shrinking Baltimore anchor desk
    The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore. In the past year and...
  • By turning our soldiers into heroes, we mask their true sacrifice

    By turning our soldiers into heroes, we mask their true sacrifice
    No idea in American society is more pervasive than the notion that we all owe a debt of gratitude to the young men and women who have volunteered to fight our foreign wars. This nearly universal belief flows from a sense of collective guilt that the...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 1 elimination

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 1 elimination
    We start with a recap of how great Week 1 was and how barely good last night was. And then it's a pro routine, some sort of jive. If you're keeping score at home, Maks is wearing an entirely unbuttoned and untucked shirt, Tony and Val or Tristan are...
  • Sarah Palin, doctored Trayvon Martin tape: Shame on NBC News

    Sarah Palin, doctored Trayvon Martin tape: Shame on NBC News
    Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame? I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
  • Katie Couric will be joining WMAR's afternoon lineup in Baltimore

    Katie Couric will be joining WMAR's afternoon lineup in Baltimore
    Katie Couric's new syndicated talk show, "Katie," will be airing on WMAR-TV starting next fall, Bill Hooper, the station's general manager said. The Disney-ABC show will air at either 3 or 4 p.m., both key time slots because of their potential to drive...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mother, sister of Yeardley Love on Katie Couric show Thursday

    Mother, sister of Yeardley Love on Katie Couric show Thursday
    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,...
  • Katie Couric says new show a 'chance to really be myself'

    Katie Couric says new show a 'chance to really be myself'
    With the debut of her new syndicated talk show fast approaching, Katie Couric is on the road promoting it at some of the 174 stations that have signed on. Last week, she was in Atlanta. This week, Baltimore. With 95 percent national clearance, she has...
  • Katie Couric joins the 4 o'clock fray in Baltimore this fall

    Katie Couric joins the 4 o'clock fray in Baltimore this fall
    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...
  • Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job

    Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job
    With his nomination as the Republican candidate for president all but wrapped up, Mitt Romney now faces the challenging task of selecting a running mate. What was once a fairly ho-hum matter (the running gag in the 1931 Gershwin musical lampooning...