| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:12 PM
UPDATES WITH LINK TO RESPONSE POST BY GRETA VAN SUSTEREN: After watching coverage of the Wisconsin recall, I am convinced more than ever that it's time for a major press gut check. We have been in real trouble for a long time with cable TV news, but we...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:26 PM
UPDATE: I am going to be on CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. (ET) Sunday discussing "The Newsroom" with Maureen Ryan, from the Huffington Post, and Adam Buckman, of Xfinity TV. The Aaron Sorkin series premieres Sunday night at 10 on HBO. This is one of...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:39 AM
UPDATED with copy of CNN memo and confirmation of cancellation ...
John King's nightly show on CNN has been cancelled.
King, the star of political reporting during the 2008 presidential campaign, will continue with the channel as its "lead campaign...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Mario Armstrong is all about making connections.
As a technology commentator on NBC's "Today" show, CNN and NPR, among others, the Baltimore native knows how to effortlessly translate high-tech topics for low-tech audiences. Early in his career, he was...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:25 PM
NBC News used to be very good at handling major on-air change. The passing of the baton from Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams was textbook for how it should be done. But what NBC News President Steve Capus and his lieutenants are doing to Ann Curry as they ...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:26 AM
One could forgive viewers if they walked away confused after watching CNN's early coverage of the Supreme Court's health care decision.
The network, itself, was confused.
Within minutes after the decision was announced, CNN was hitting the airwaves...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:36 PM
When news broke Friday that the marriage of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes was ending, it didn't take Twitter long to react with the kind of snark one can expect in 140 characters or less.
A sampling of the best lines:
Katie Weasel @KatieWeasel: Tom...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:14 PM
BGE officials continued to scramble Sunday to restore power to nearly more than 257,000 customers as the area suffered with temperatures near 100 degrees for a third day and braced for a chaotic Monday-morning commute.
After the state was rocked Friday...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:12 PM
I don't know which is more upsetting at the moment: The fact that I live in the area of Baltimore reportedly hit hardest by the storm and still don't have power, or the self-serving tweets from @MyBGE telling me how much it "understands" my "frustration."...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Four young people charged in a videotaped attack on a drunken tourist, who was beaten, robbed and stripped in front of a city courthouse on St. Patrick’s day, pleaded guilty to their roles in the crime Monday, the Baltimore State’s Attorney&...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on through 1/22.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
A Dangerous Method
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Alcatraz (series premiere; 8 p.m.; Fox)
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:58 AM
In November, I advanced one of CNN's debates with a piece hoping aloud that Wolf Blitzer would not let Newt Gingrich bully him as the the former Speaker of the House had been doing to other debate moderators.
Here's a bit of what I wrote:
And so it...