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  • National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

    National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'
    Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....
  • Why viewers can't trust Al Jazeera's coverage of the war in Gaza [Letter]

    Veteran Sun television reviewer David Zurawik writes that "no one is doing a more thorough job of covering the death and destruction in Gaza than Al Jazeera" ("Gripping, heartrending Gaza images lead to shift in PR war," July 25). "Social media are...
  • Sean Hannity on Israel: A barometer on how silly, lost and shameless cable 'news' has become

    Sean Hannity on Israel: A barometer on how silly, lost and shameless cable 'news' has become
    I only have 2 million other better things to write about. But after 24 hours of waiting for someone else to unload on Sean Hannity, the Fox News host who defines political stooge, I have to say something. I held off when this GOP tool ran around on...
  • A few words of praise for some of the reporters covering Israeli-Palestinian violence

    A few words of praise for some of the reporters covering Israeli-Palestinian violence
    From the first days of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when I saw Ayman Mohyeldin and his NBC News crew under fire from police in Israel, I have been thinking how much we have come to take TV reporters for granted in places like the Middle East. So,...
  • Waiting, waiting, waiting for NBC News to explain pulling Mohyeldin from Gaza

    Waiting, waiting, waiting for NBC News to explain pulling Mohyeldin from Gaza
    I can't wait to hear the full explanation from NBC as to why it pulled correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin from Gaza on the eve of the Israeli invasion today. The act came after the former Al Jazeera reporter had done two weeks of superb on-the-ground...
  • Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens

    Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens
    The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region. Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered...
  • Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday

    Documentary that in part looks at Harford's Huffington murder case to air Sunday, Wednesday
    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...
  • 'House of Cards' wins Peabody Award

    'House of Cards' wins Peabody Award
    Maryland-made "House of Cards" was one of several entertainment series to win a Peabody Award Wednesday.  "By releasing an entire season of episodes at once, Netflix took binge viewing to a new level and obliterated the idea that a hit TV show needs a...
  • 'PBS NewsHour' - on the brink of marginalization, extinction?

    “PBS NewsHour,” once one of the nation’s most influential broadcasts, is on the brink of marginalization — if not extinction. And for those of us who believe TV needs at least one noncommercial, nightly, national newscast in...
  • Taliban documentary shows value of Al Jazeera America

    Taliban documentary shows value of Al Jazeera America
    Six months in, there is more to say about Al Jazeera America than that its ratings stink. But that's about the only thing I see written about the Qatar-owned cable channel these days. The ratings are minuscule — about one-half the audience that Al...
  • Bits & Pieces: New Women's Hall of Fame induction class an impressive group

    The Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame Committee has released the names of the latest class of inductees. This year's group includes Tatyana McFadden (Atholton), Allison Valentino Fondale (Atholton), Mike Bossom (Centennial), Shannon Salzman...
  • After 20 years, anchorman Kai Jackson leaving WJZ

    After 20 years, anchorman Kai Jackson leaving WJZ
    UPDATES (Nov. 30) AT END WITH JACKSON COMMENT. After 20 years at WJZ-TV anchorman Kai Jackson has informed management that he is leaving the station at the end of the year. Jackson co-anchors one-half of the 4 p.m. and all of the 5 p.m. weekday news...