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  • Samuel J. English III, broadcaster

    Samuel J. English III, broadcaster
    Samuel J. English III, a former WBAL-TV staff announcer and weather forecaster who later held broadcasting positions at Maryland Public Television and Towson University, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his Pikesville home. He was 79. "Jim was...
  • Reports of PBS NewsHour's death are greatly exaggerated [Letter]

    Reports of PBS NewsHour's death are greatly exaggerated [Letter]
    While TV critic David Zurawik's article accurately reported that the number of viewers is diminishing for the PBS NewsHour program, as well as for other news programs, there may an alternative view of why this is happening ("'PBS NewsHour' — on...
  • BSO oboist Michael Lisicky's books recall department stores of the past

    BSO oboist Michael Lisicky's books recall department stores of the past
    You might think of Michael Lisicky's obsession with department stores as an orchestral tone poem for a single oboe: at turns plaintive and raucous, eloquent and funny, with unpredictable little swerves. Lisicky is second oboist with the Baltimore...
  • Catching Up With . . . Former Colts linebacker Dennis Gaubatz

    Catching Up With . . .  Former Colts linebacker Dennis Gaubatz
    The letters keep coming, sometimes 20 a month asking for Dennis Gaubatz's autograph. Sometimes it's a football card that the old Colt receives. More often, it's the cover of one of the three national magazines on which Gaubatz appeared in his five years...
  • What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore

    What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore
    Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....
  • 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...
  • PBS show shines light on BSO's OrchKids

    PBS show shines light on BSO's OrchKids
    Baltimore figures substantially in "Arts and the Mind," a two-hour documentary airing on PBS stations around the country. There is a good amount of airtime for OrchKids, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's ambitious music education program launched by...
  • Forget debate moderating; what Bob Schieffer really wants is a battle of the bands

    Forget debate moderating; what Bob Schieffer really wants is a battle of the bands
    It's been a very good couple of days for CBS journalist Bob Schieffer. He had the first interview with the Romney-Ryan ticket in the Sunday night showcase of "60 Minutes"and handled it well. And then, it was announced Monday that he would be one of the...
  • Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys

    Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys
    The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
  • Interview: Susan Magsamen launches Curiosityville

    Interview: Susan Magsamen launches Curiosityville
    Can 3-year-olds learn online? Susan Magsamen believes they can, with moderation and careful monitoring by a mentor or parent. And she's building a company to prove it. Last month, Magsamen launched Curiosityville.com, a company that focuses on online...
  • Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

    Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
    Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Looking for evidence of...
  • So many advances in technology, so many more to come [Commentary]

    So many advances in technology, so many more to come [Commentary]
    I am not very computer literate. I know how to use one to surf the Internet, to shop, to work, but ask me how they work, what makes it run, I can't tell you. I wasn't sure what was bigger, a megabyte or a gigabyte. What are those? I'm not sure, other than...