| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:28 AM
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....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:53 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:50 AM
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.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:35 PM
“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...
| Mar 16, 2014
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
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...