| May 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:19 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:15 AM
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....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:38 AM
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....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:58 AM
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.
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:59 AM
Fresh off his star turn as Indiana Jones, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is trying his hand at making parody videos.
No, he's not joining the throngs who've recast "Call Me Maybe." But he has reworked the popular and rather silly DirecTV "Don't...