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  • O'Malley asks support for higher minimum wage

    O'Malley asks support for higher minimum wage
    Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a call Thursday for a higher minimum wage in Maryland, urging supporters to join him in a "long and difficult effort" to win approval for an increase from the current hourly rate of $7.25. In a letter sent out by his federal...
  • Vote for best Howard County blogs and social media users [Letter]

    November is Mobbies month, a time to acknowledge, rally for and vote for your favorite local blogs, Facebook pages, Twitter accounts … even Instagrammers. While Howard County bloggers and social media account administrators compete in the larger...
  • Benghazi apology is big, bad news for '60 Minutes'

    Benghazi apology is big, bad news for '60 Minutes'
      The apology by CBS News for a Benghazi report it aired Oct. 27 on "60 Minutes" is big, bad news for the network. Lara Logan, who was the correspondent on the report, went on the network's morning show and made the apology in the video that runs with...
  • 'PBS NewsHour' - on the brink of marginalization, extinction?

    “PBS NewsHour,” once one of the nation’s most influential broadcasts, is on the brink of marginalization — if not extinction. And for those of us who believe TV needs at least one noncommercial, nightly, national newscast in...
  • Gag orders can do more harm than good

    Gag orders can do more harm than good
    The gag order issued in the recent malpractice trial against cardiologist Mark Midei didn't prevent media from dredging up the disgraced doctor's past, from describing how he lost his medical license or how he has been sued by hundreds of former...
  • Carroll Biz Challenge down to 5 finalists

    For five local entrepreneurs, funding that could jump start their small business is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Carroll Biz Challenge entries have been whittled from 15 to five in advance of the live portion of the competition Nov. 22 at...
  • CBS issues tepid Benghazi correction on '60 Minutes' Sunday night

    CBS issues tepid Benghazi correction on '60 Minutes' Sunday night
    I have to admit I was surprised by what a flimsy correction "60 Minutes" issued on air Sunday night. I think the show's millions of loyal viewers deserved something more substantive for so serious an error. On Oct. 27, "60 Minutes" aired a report...
  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses. New York-based Nielsen,...
  • One year after announcing move to Big Ten, anticipation and uncertainty reign at Maryland

    One year after announcing move to Big Ten, anticipation and uncertainty reign at Maryland
    COLLEGE PARK — In recent weeks, University of Maryland staff members have hiked around their sprawling campus, taking inventory of every field, court and wall where "Atlantic Coast Conference" or "ACC" appear. There is Byrd Stadium's football...
  • With Big Ten Network, Maryland fans will begin to see more of the big picture

    With Big Ten Network, Maryland fans will begin to see more of the big picture
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's membership in the Big Ten Conference next season means that all Terps home football games will be televised, according to the Big Ten Network. Home games will appear on the Big Ten Network, ABC or one of the ESPN...
  • O'Malley backs $10.10 minimum wage

    O'Malley backs $10.10 minimum wage
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Tuesday that he will push for raising the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.10 an hour over the next two years, with automatic increases after that to keep pace with inflation. O'Malley appeared at an evening rally outside...
  • Ravens fans give CBS telecast of loss to Bears mixed grades

    Ravens fans give CBS telecast of loss to Bears mixed grades
    Like I said in my review of Sunday's telecast, you ultimately have to praise any broadcasters who can maintain their focus for more than five hours as CBS Sports did Sunday in telecasting the Ravens loss to the Bears. Five hours, a long delay and much...