| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Baltimore native Jason Winer will deliver the commencement address May 10 at Stevenson University, the school announced this week.
Here's the release:
Baltimore-born actor and Hollywood director Jason Winer will give the keynote address at Stevenson...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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MSNBC has long been as bad as Fox News when it comes to ideological bias. But with the hiring of longtime Team Obama loyalists David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs, it’s...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:00 AM
As Senate Intelligence Committee members file into room 216 of the Hart office building in Washington for a CIA confirmation hearing this afternoon, they will be under a spotlight much brighter than they anticipated last week.
That was before a Monday...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Catalina Byrd’s early-morning tweets last Saturday tell a tale of TV change.
“I said I was going to bed hours ago,” one tweet written shortly after midnight began. “But then ‘House of Cards’ got me all caught up.&...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:56 PM
After Jon Spelman got the bad news, he found himself thinking often and at odd moments about "Moby-Dick."
Perhaps that's because the behemoth that was attacking the Baltimore storyteller was as submerged, unreasoning and unpredictable as any great white...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy four small-market television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million, the latest deal for Sinclair in a string of acquisitions over the past year and a half.
The Hunt Valley TV station owner also...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s stock soared a day after it announced plans to buy 18 television stations owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group for $370 million.
The Hunt Valley broadcaster's stock leapt 12.7 percent to end Friday at $15.88 a share....
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
If it is true, as the writer Samuel Johnson once said, that "patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," then the dictionary must be the first.
Consider how readily our leaders, in justifying what cannot be justified, parse definitions down to...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Gay characters coming out in prime time is nothing new.
In fact, “Coming-out narratives are cliches,” according to Ron Becker, author of “Gay TV and Straight America” (Rutgers University Press, 2006).
“They were big in...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:00 AM
All week, it's been Baltimore Ravens 24/7 on the sports channels thanks to Sunday's Super Bowl.
But when it comes to cities, all the focus has been on New Orleans, the site of the game, not Baltimore or San Francisco.
Tomorrow, Baltimore finally...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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