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  • Of course Al Jazeera has a bias, but it's not what most critics think

    Of course Al Jazeera has a bias, but it's not what most critics think
    Reading some of the nutty coverage of Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV from Al Gore, I am not sure whether the problem is ideology or ignorance when it comes to the sorry state of media criticism today. Last week, I explained why I thought Al...
  • Ali Velshi to join Al Jazeera America after more than a decade at CNN

    Ali Velshi to join Al Jazeera America after more than a decade at CNN
    Al Jazeera America Thursday announced that veteran business reporter Ali Velshi will join the Qatar-owned channel to develop and host a daily prime-time business show. The announcement comes one day after news that Velshi was leaving CNN where he served...
  • WBAL helicopter images provide big, early edge in TV derailment coverage

    WBAL helicopter images provide big, early edge in TV derailment coverage
    There was no doubt about which Baltimore station was the one to turn to in the immediate wake of the CSX train derailment Tuesday afternoon in Baltimore County. For the first 10 minutes or so, WBAL-TV, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate, was the only...
  • GOP exploits extremist violence

    Letter writer Al Eisner betrayed his political bias ("Libya attack a direct result of Obama foreign policy weakness," Sept. 16) when he characterized President's Barack Obama's Middle East foreign policy as "left-wing" and "weak" — the partisan...
  • Welcome to an age of interdependence

    The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse. There was talk at both parties'...
  • Adam May will have prime-time role at Al Jazeera America

    Adam May will have prime-time role at Al Jazeera America
    Former WJZ reporter/anchor Adam May will have a prime-time role on Al Jazeera America, the channel announced Monday. May, whose move to Al Jazeera was first reported here May 20, will be one of six correspondents on a national magazine show, "America...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER: Sunny, with sub-freezing wind chill and gusts up to 20-25 mph. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Flu season arrives early, hits harder than usual: Area hospitals are coping with a surge of patients with...
  • Adam May leaving WJZ for Al Jazeera America

    Adam May leaving WJZ for Al Jazeera America
    WJZ reporter-anchor Adam May is leaving the Baltimore station at the end of the month to join Al Jazeera America as a national correspondent. May, who has been at the CBS-owned station for 10 years, will go to work for Al Jazeera in June. But he will...
  • World watches weapons in Israel, Syria; Americans prefer to watch them on the big screen

    World watches weapons in Israel, Syria; Americans prefer to watch them on the big screen
    Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to  pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-...
  • Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle

    Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle
    TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president. Across town, Democratic...
  • New report shows CNN International as top news channel in Africa

    New report shows CNN International as top news channel in Africa
    I know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation. And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...