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  • 'Mr. Clarence Mitchell, director of the Washington bureau, spoke on the War on Poverty' [History Matters]

    January 1965 Ice escapades Times notes: "Ice skating has become the winter sport for Donleigh, now that the frozen flooded (purposely) field near the swimming pool offers a close, perfect opportunity. Several adults as well as children were seen...
  • From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries

    From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries
    Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation. Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
  • Columbia mall shooting story offers revealing look at local, cable TV news

    Columbia mall shooting story offers revealing look at local, cable TV news
    All the TV stations in Baltimore say they’re the ones to turn to for breaking news. Coverage of a shooting Saturday morning at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead put those promises to the test in a major way. Not everyone passed. The...
  • After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN

    After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN
    This is a column I have put off for weeks, because it makes me sad to write it. And ultimately, it begs an answer, which I am not sure I have. But with the year ending, I can no longer avoid it. After decades of writing about television and media, this...
  • MOOCs: Over already? [Commentary]

    MOOCs: Over already? [Commentary]
    In the summer of 2011, Sebastian Thrun lit a fire under colleges around the world. The Stanford professor and a colleague filmed themselves lecturing for their course on artificial intelligence and put the videos online so that anyone could join....
  • Best on Baltimore stages in 2013

    Best on Baltimore stages in 2013
    The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction. Although I may have missed some great...
  • CBS wasn't as bad as the Ravens, but it wasn't much better Sunday

    CBS wasn't as bad as the Ravens, but it wasn't much better Sunday
    With the Ravens playing such a sloppy, stupid game Sunday, it’s not fair to totally blame CBS for a lackluster telecast. So, I won’t. Except for one thing: I wish play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz and analyst Phil Simms would have had the...
  • Coach Bob Bowman says Michael Phelps has been swimming at North Baltimore Aquatic Club

    Coach Bob Bowman says Michael Phelps has been swimming at North Baltimore Aquatic Club
    Michael Phelps is keeping everyone guessing. Less than a week after Phelps told a Maine TV station that “I’m retired. I love it. It’s fun,” his coach Bob Bowman told a French news agency that the winner of the most medals in...
  • Under Armour inundated with 'Duck Dynasty' fan mail

    Under Armour inundated with 'Duck Dynasty' fan mail
    Under Armour may not want to talk about "Duck Dynasty," but fans of the now controversial reality show took to the Baltimore-based company's social media accounts this weekend to praise Under Armour for sticking by the embattled franchise. Other than...
  • 'NBC Sunday Night Football' still the best in television

    'NBC Sunday Night Football' still the best in television
    It was true last year, and it was true again Thanksgiving night: No one does the NFL like “NBC Sunday Night Football.” From the opening aerial shots making even old Baltimore look all glittery and glam, to Bob Costas welcoming tens of...
  • As many as 1,000 Marylanders' Medicaid enrollment packets sent to wrong addresses

    As many as 1,000 Marylanders' Medicaid enrollment packets sent to wrong addresses
    The troubled Maryland health exchange is facing another setback after a programming error sent Medicaid enrollment packets for as many as 1,078 customers to the wrong addresses, it announced on Sunday. The packets included the names, dates of birth...
  • 'Loudest Voice' - Judging Roger Ailes with no sense of history

    'Loudest Voice' - Judging Roger Ailes with no sense of history
    If you hate the extreme polarization of American life today, with more and more people talking to and living alongside only people who share their world view, blame Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News. If you are angry about the loss of civility, the...