| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:31 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:47 PM
I thought I was over it. I promised myself I was not going to get outraged this election cycle when Fox News allowed its contributors to use their airtime on the highest rated cable news channel to test the waters of a potential candidacy and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The long-simmering television rights dispute between the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and the Washington Nationals appears close to reaching a boil.
The Nationals have contended since 2012 that they are entitled to a much higher annual rights fee for...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The Orioles and Washington Nationals are embroiled in a dispute — which might need to be resolved in court or by independent arbitration — over the economics of their shared regional television network.
The outcome could affect how much...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:59 PM
The Baltimore Orioles took an early lead in the court battle against the Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball over television rights fees from the teams' shared regional sports network.
A New York court temporarily blocked a recent Major League...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The Washington Nationals sought television rights fees nearly three times what the team receives now from the Baltimore Orioles-controlled Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, according to documents unsealed by a New York court last week.
The documents were made...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Standard & Poor's raised Baltimore's bond rating to its highest level in years — a move that reflects growing confidence in the city's fiscal health and will lead to potentially millions of dollars in savings for the city budget.
The city's new AA...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
I am outraged at the assertions made by Tom Coughlin of Comcast in his letter to The Sun ("Comcast provides competitive services in Baltimore," July 9). His claims that Comcast operates in a highly competitive market are laughable. Comcast is our only...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The cable company is one entity everyone likes to hate. Perhaps this knee-jerk animosity is to blame for the rush to condemn Comcast's proposed $44 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. Critics complain that combining the nation's two largest cable...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Although Verizon has installed FiOS — the high-speed fiber-optic cable connection — in a large part of Towson, the southern neighborhoods along York Road near the Baltimore City line, have not yet been connected to FiOS and David Marks, the...