| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS.
And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:49 PM
I have been writing for the last two weeks about President Barack Obama's TV-Lite strategy of only doing interviews with the likes Jay Leno, MTV's Sway, US Weekly and Jon Stewart. In other words, only safe and friendly interviewers.
And, indeed, as I...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:30 PM
A day's worth of some excellent storm coverage by CNN was all but shredded during the Piers Morgan show Monday night when meteorologist Chad Myers reported that the New York Stock Exchange was under three feet of water and the hip-shooting host ran wild...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:37 AM
The partisan media madness started early Tuesday on the "Fox & Friends" morning show with host Steve Doocy somehow turning a report on midnight voting in Dixville Notch, N.H., into an attack on President Barack Obama for his handling of the September...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:48 AM
It was fairly obvious by about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday that most cable and network analysts thought President Obama was going to be re-elected.
But they didn't have the data to make the call until 11:17.
When that happened at NBC News and CNN, viewers were...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:39 AM
WJZ reporter-anchor Adam May is leaving the Baltimore station at the end of the month to join Al Jazeera America as a national correspondent.
May, who has been at the CBS-owned station for 10 years, will go to work for Al Jazeera in June. But he will...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Outside of Barack Obama, one of Tuesday's biggest winners was CNN, which not only presented the best journalism but also finished first among cable channels in viewers.
According to Nielsen's Fast Ratings, CNN was seen by an average audience of 8.8...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 1:41 PM
He's written a book — "99 Things Teens Wish They Knew Before Turning 16" — dealing with serious subjects like bullying, sex and peer pressure.
He's spoken to the Minnesota state legislature, inspiring it to pass legislation against texting...
| Mar 15, 2012
Every neighborhood in Baltimore seems to have at least one reliable spot for good Chinese food.
But with its central location at Charles and 25th streets, and its hard-to-miss yellow-and-red signs, Yum's Asian Bistro feels like it belongs to the city...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:57 PM
I just walked out of a dark room after spending two hours with the screener for "Game Change," the HBO film about the 2008 Republican presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Based on a best-selling, non-fiction book about the historic race,...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 12:02 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
In a bold move that is likely to be much discussed in coming days, Fox News said today that it will not cover the burning of the Koran on Saturday if Pastor Terry Jones follows through on his plan to burn copies of Islam's sacred...