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  • 'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking

     'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking
    I took a deep dive last week into Baltimore’s drug scene. And when I finally came up for air, I had a newfound clarity on the city’s troubled TV image and the line between responsible documentary filmmaking and exploitative reality television....
  • TV time is now my time [Commentary]

    TV time is now my time [Commentary]
    If you are looking for me, I will be binge-watching English mysteries. Miss Marple, Poirot, Midsomer Murders, Endeavour, Inspector Morse. If someone is murdered in England, I am there. There is nothing more soothing than the breezy, blossomy English...
  • Chelsea Clinton declares victory and moves on from TV embarrassment at NBC

    Chelsea Clinton declares victory and moves on from TV embarrassment at NBC
    After playing at being a TV correspondent and doing some of the worst on-air network reporting I have seen in 30 years of writing about media, Chelsea Clinton is declaring victory and moving on, she told People magazine. Here's an indication of how...
  • Everyman opens season with 'The Understudy'

    Everyman opens season with 'The Understudy'
    If there's one thing theatergoers like more than a play, it's a play about theater. The colorful world of backstage goings-on has fueled such absorbing dramas as Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser," which was a hit at Everyman Theatre last season, and "The...
  • From ballplayers to models, Under Armour is in hot pursuit of big endorsements

    From ballplayers to models, Under Armour is in hot pursuit of big endorsements
    Losing out on signing NBA superstar Kevin Durant to Nike last week could have been a downer for Under Armour, but you wouldn't know it from how the company, its stock and its founder reacted. The Baltimore-based sports brand released a video Tuesday,...
  • Remembering the Joan Rivers who broke down TV barriers for women [Appreciation]

    Remembering the Joan Rivers who broke down TV barriers for women [Appreciation]
    I hope those who know Joan Rivers only from her work the last couple of decades on shows like “Fashion Police” will take the time to read some of the appreciations that talk about who she used to be. Rivers, who died Thursday at age 81 after...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Laurel hires media coordinator for public TV station

    Laurel hires media coordinator for public TV station
    Laurel city government has hired Joyce Jackson, a former TV journalist with WUSA 9 in Washington, to be the full-time media coordinator for the newly formed department of communications. The new position was created to help the department relaunch the...
  • Ridgely Manor Park set for grand opening Aug. 30

    Ridgely Manor Park set for grand opening Aug. 30
    Once infamous for gasoline in its groundwater, a 2-acre site is generating excitement as a sorely needed neighborhood park. "This is the biggest thing to happen in the neighborhood since it was built in the early 1940s," said Mandy Stepp, president of...
  • Final act of Emmy dominance by 'Breaking Bad' a landmark achievement

    Final act of Emmy dominance by 'Breaking Bad' a landmark achievement
    I love "Breaking Bad," and even I didn't think it would win as big as it did Monday night at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Best drama, best actor (Bryan Cranston), best supporting actor (Aaron Paul), best supporting actress (Anna Gunn) and best...
  • Sinclair Broadcast agrees to swap four stations with Media General

    Sinclair Broadcast agrees to swap four stations with Media General
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it will swap four television stations with Media General in a move designed to expand the Baltimore broadcaster's geographic reach and give it greater flexibility for future acquisitions. Sinclair will acquire a...
  • Ballet Theatre of Maryland steps lively with schedule for 36th season

    Ballet Theatre of Maryland steps lively with schedule for 36th season
    Ballet Theatre of Maryland artistic director of Dianna Cuatto has a lot to celebrate with the start of the company's 36th season in October. Actually, the celebrating begins Sept. 28 with the ribbon cutting and grand reopening of the theater at Maryland...