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  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun
    Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers. Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
  • Similar circumstances, similar falls [Commentary]

    Similar circumstances, similar falls [Commentary]
    To someone who has been engaged for most of his life in both politics and the media, the parallel story lines of Chris Christie and Rupert Murdoch are fascinating. Both hold reputations as tough, hard-fisted taskmasters — brilliant, successful, in...
  • Ben Carson joins Fox News as contributor

    Ben Carson joins Fox News as contributor
    And so, the inevitable has finally become the official with the announcement from Fox News today that Dr. Ben Carson, the Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon turned conservative pundit, has become a paid contributor. Carson "is a brilliant neurosurgeon who has...
  • Daniel Craig and Jude Law's awkward Baltimore conversation

    Daniel Craig and Jude Law's awkward Baltimore conversation
    Baltimore has been the backdrop for so many historic moments -- the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner, Edgar Allan Poe's last bar crawl. Now, we can add another to the list. It was here, in 2005, that the love triangle among British actors Daniel...
  • Looking for a solution to mounting media confusion and misinformation

    One of the driving principles in the live and late-breaking world of TV news is to just keep moving on. Don’t dwell too long on yesterday’s mistakes, or you’ll miss today’s big story. But the mistakes made by social media and...
  • Tribune Co. plans to spin off newspapers

    Tribune Co. plans to spin off newspapers
    The Baltimore Sun's owner said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable broadcasting industry. Chicago-based Tribune said its publishing assets,...
  • Forget Karl Rove, Fox role in 'Lie of the Year' is what matters

    Forget Karl Rove, Fox role in 'Lie of the Year' is what matters
    While much is being made of Karl Rove's post-election return to the air this week on Fox, I don't think that's really the news that matters these days at Rupert Murdoch's channel. Reflecting in a way the very post-election GOP malaise that they...
  • Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors

    Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors
    The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
  • If Ben Carson really wants 'rational' discussion, why's he on Fox News so often?

    If Ben Carson really wants 'rational' discussion, why's he on Fox News so often?
    In stepping down last week as a speaker at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine commencement, Dr. Ben Carson again took on the role of media/culture critic and martyr to "political correctness." "Someday in the future, it is my hope and prayer that...
  • Stan Honey combines work with play for new sailing technology

    Stan Honey combines work with play for new sailing technology
    Stan Honey has spent much of the past two decades living a double life — as a computer graphics innovator who made televised sports more easily watchable for the casual fan and as a master yachtsman who navigated large boats to a long list of...
  • 'Seal Team Six' celebrates Obama, suffers sins of docudrama

    'Seal Team Six' celebrates Obama, suffers sins of docudrama
    There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come. The core issues all grow from the...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war

    Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war
    The vitriol is worse than I ever recall. Worse than the Palin-induced smarm of 2008. Worse than the Swift-boat lies of 2004. Worse, even, than the anything-goes craziness of 2000 and its ensuing bitterness. It's almost a civil war. I know families in...