| Jul 21, 2011
| 11:27 AM
After almost a week of speculation, it looks as if the Rev. Al Sharpton is going to be a new weeknight host on cable channel MSNBC.
Sharpton, who has been filling in recent weeks on MSNBC, will reportedly be taking over the 6 p.m. timeslot that has...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:18 AM
MSNBC is built on a lie, and it's one that the cable channel is never going to be able escape as long as sticks to its leftist ideological guns.
That's what I kept thinking as I watched Keith Olbermann's strange, coded, wink-wink interview with Cenk...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 6:54 PM
I caught Ed Henry's first report on Fox News Monday. At least, that's the way host Martha MacCallum described his appearance at 1:30 p.m. from the White House.
Henry was reporting on the debt crisis -- nothing like jumping into a raging river feet first....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Marianne Banister, one-half of the longest running anchor team in Baltimore television, is leaving WBAL-TV after more than 15 years as co-anchor of the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts at the top-ranked station.
Her last day at the station will be Wednesday, WBAL...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:48 PM
If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:30 PM
I vowed I was not going to get involved again the next time the Obama White House went after Fox News.
And I kept to that promise Tuesday when Jay Carney, White House press secretary, took a nasty and totally uncalled for shot at Ed Henry during the...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 6:48 PM
In a countdown to crisis time like this weekend, if you can only watch one channel, once again, I would make it CNN.
On one level, the argument is simple.
In terms of cable, there is little or none of the blatant ideology that drives MSNBC and Fox...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:35 PM
As computer programmer Chris Ashworth watched the debate over raising the nation's debt ceiling unfold this past weekend, the germ of a snarky idea entered his head: Why not ask people to make videos of themselves "slowly and sarcastically" applauding...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:39 AM
OurTime, a nonprofit that advocates for the under-30, has launched a campaign to encourage consumers to buy products from young entrepreneurs who are creating jobs for young workers. Check out qualifying companies online.
For readers who also want to...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Current TV, which has failed to make much of dent in the prime-time news landscape with the debut of Keith Olbermann, announced a major off-camera move Monday in naming David Bohrman as president.
Until a few months ago, Bohrman ran CNN's Washington...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:50 AM
One member said he formed lifelong friendships in the fraternity and his connection to the group has helped him be successful in his profession. Another said the club improves the world through its community service projects. A third said membership in...