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  • A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]

    A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]
    From ice bucket challenges to the upcoming midterm elections, we are reminded again and again how the Internet has changed the way we live and connect and organize. Digital equality has become fundamental to economic, cultural and political equality. Until this year's Oscar "selfie" by Ellen DeGeneres, the most tweeted picture in our history was the re-election photo of President and Mrs. Obama embracing.
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...

    Twitter commenters respond to Walmart ad for watermelon during BET Awards

    Twitter commenters respond to Walmart ad for watermelon during BET Awards
    On Sunday night, Walmart aired a commercial promoting watermelon during the BET Awards, one of the most popular TV programs among African-American households. The commercial features a grower who says "summertime is watermelon time." The farmer extols...

    JET makes its digital debut [Commentary]

    JET makes its digital debut [Commentary]
    Derek Jeter's impending retirement from Major League Baseball after 20 years, marked by emotional tributes during the All Star Game last week, is not the only reason this New York Yankees fan has been unsettled by the passage of time. JET magazine,...

    Brandy headlines Baltimore's African American Festival

    Brandy headlines Baltimore's African American Festival
    The comeback narrative is well-trodden pop-music territory: Disappear from public consciousness once the hits stop coming, toil away in the studio quietly for an extended period and then surprise everyone with a major splash of new material. In the rare...