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  • Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday

    Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday
    A television documentary that in part focuses on the 1981 John Huffington double murder case in Harford County will air this Sunday and Wednesday on Al Jazeera America. The episode, "Flawed Forensics," is the third of an eight-part series in "The System...
  • Ravens on TV -- Viewers weigh in on telecast of epic game and other matters

    Ravens on TV -- Viewers weigh in on telecast of epic game and other matters
    There was lots of mail on the Fox telecast of the Ravens' epic win Sunday over the Vikings. In the interest of getting more reader reaction into this post, I'll keep my words to a minimum. I'll try anyway. I've noticed the "Z responds" part is sometimes...
  • For some Baltimore viewers, Ravens telecast is broadcast in Spanish

    For some Baltimore viewers, Ravens telecast is broadcast in Spanish
    In addition to watching the Ravens through a lot of real snow on their screens, some area viewers were hearing the Fox telecast Sunday in Spanish instead of English during the first half. The problem with the Fox telecast appeared to be limited to...
  • 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...
  • Why the arrival of Al Jazeera America matters

    Why the arrival of Al Jazeera America matters
    I have been writing a lot about Al Jazeera since the Qatar-based news operation bought Al Gore's wreck of a channel in January to gain access to some 50 million U.S. homes. When the purchase was made, I'm the guy who wrote: "Why Al Jazeera's purchase of...
  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • Big Ten's TV savvy makes Maryland's move look like a winner, analysts say

    Big Ten's TV savvy makes Maryland's move look like a winner, analysts say
    What makes the University of Maryland's move to the Big Ten look like such a winner is the school's participation in the Big Ten Network, one of collegiate sports' most successful and savvy TV operations, with its audience of 80 million homes. At least,...
  • From Bel Air to 'Breaking Bad,' Harford native soars as head of Sony TV

    From Bel Air to 'Breaking Bad,' Harford native soars as head of Sony TV
    Steve Mosko was not exactly the best student when he graduated The John Carroll School in 1974. In fact, "a guidance counselor told me I probably wasn't college material," Mosko, who's since become the head of a major television studio, recalled....
  • Al Jazeera America promises something revolutionary: solid TV journalism

    Al Jazeera America promises something revolutionary: solid TV journalism
    Can a TV news channel based in Qatar really be good for America? That's the $500 million question as Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this month in 50 million U.S. homes. The build-up, which has included hiring more than 400 journalists led by...
  • The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett

    The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett
    Watching the debut this week of Al Jazeera America, I couldn't help but remember reviewing the first week of Erin Burnett's show on CNN in October 2011. I say this not to rip Burnett again, but because her attitude toward the Occupy Wall Street...
  • Marketing CEO for Columbia-based firm driven to race Porsches

    Marketing CEO for Columbia-based firm driven to race Porsches
    David Williams' Columbia-based marketing company makes heavy use of data to help business clients reach customers and maintain their loyalty. As a racecar driver, the CEO of Merkle Inc. also sifts through data to improve his performance on the track....
  • New barber shop opening as merchants in Hampden play musical chairs

    New barber shop opening as merchants in Hampden play musical chairs
    A shave and a haircut of yesteryear cost the proverbial two bits, 25 cents. A shave alone at The Old Bank Barbers, a soon-to-open barber shop on The Avenue in Hampden, will cost $25. It won't be any old shave, though. Owner Daniel Wells promises an old-...