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  • Michael Eric Dyson leaves NPR show made at WEAA, Ken Weinman out at 105.7 The Fan

    Michael Eric Dyson leaves NPR show made at WEAA, Ken Weinman out at 105.7 The Fan
    Some radio changes over the weekend... Michael Eric Dyson has left his NPR show that's produced at Morgan State University, and the production will go off the air altogether at the end of the month. For the next three weeks, guest hosts will fill in...
  • Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' and an American press that has lost its sense of purpose

    Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' and an American press that has lost its sense of purpose
    UPDATE: I am going to be on CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. (ET) Sunday discussing "The Newsroom" with Maureen Ryan, from the Huffington Post, and Adam Buckman, of Xfinity TV. The Aaron Sorkin series premieres Sunday night at 10 on HBO. This is one of...
  • Can O'Malley stop kicking the can't kick can?

    Can O'Malley stop kicking the can't kick can?
    There's a new game in town.  Or, actually, there's not. But judging from the enthusiasm with which Gov.Martin O'Malley has embraced his latest catchphrase, you could see why someone might think so. The governor doesn't want to play kick the can. Anyone...
  • Managing news editor Sunni Khalid out at WYPR-FM

    Managing news editor Sunni Khalid out at WYPR-FM
    Sunni Khalid, managing news editor at WYPR-FM, has been dropped by the public radio station after more than nine years on the job there. His departure from WYPR was confirmed in an email by a newsroom staffer sent to colleagues at the station and...
  • Hitting the high notes

    Hitting the high notes
    MaryAnn Evangelista suddenly withdrew her nimble fingers from the keys of her upright piano, and the student singing along with her also stopped short. For an instant, the studio in her Elkridge home became very still. "Something has closed up," she...
  • Charlie Sheen could really be #winning with 'Anger Management'

    Charlie Sheen could really be #winning with 'Anger Management'
    I don't like Charlie Sheen, and I thought the online mania over him last year after he was fired by CBS was a sign from God that American culture was in a very bad place and needed divine intervention to be saved. Given the political landscape these...
  • Time has come for "spokesperson"

    Yesterday, when  a story came across the desk with spokesperson in it and I let it go through, I checked the Associated Press Stylebook, and, sure enough, the fossil prohibition against the word is still in the 2011 edition. The editors might change their...
  • Anne Tyler opens up to NPR

    Anne Tyler opens up to NPR
    Baltimore author Anne Tyler granted a rare interview to NPR, and it was aired today -- giving fans a look at her writing life. (It also included a charming map and photographs that dovetail with her writing.) Tyler's novels often evoke scenes of...
  • Dollar coins piling up at Baltimore reserve bank

    Dollar coins piling up at Baltimore reserve bank
    In a dimly lit underground vault a block from Camden Yards, the Federal Reserve is holding millions of dollars in cash that nobody wants. The money — stored in cloth and plastic sacks piled high on metal shelving units — is in the unloved...
  • Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance

    Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance
    The women’s pro soccer team in South Florida employs several of the U.S. stars from this summer’s World Cup, including Abby Wambach and Hope Solo, but the figure who has drawn much of the attention this season has been its owner, Dan Borislow....
  • September 11, 2001 – too painful to remember, too horrible to forget

    September 11, 2001 – too painful to remember, too horrible to forget
    I've long been a believer in the concept of cause and effect as it relates to shaping our lives. I first learned about it in an eighth grade U.S. history class and it's influenced my thinking, learning and writing since — probably the way I live...
  • Bahrain's brave health care workers deserve support

    Bahrain's brave health care workers deserve support
    The United States continues to ignore the thwarted Arab Spring in Bahrain. Recently, a quasi-military court in the small Gulf state sentenced 20 doctors and nurses to up to 15 years in jail. The charge against them? Treating injured demonstrators opposing...