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  • Gansler hires broadcaster Wheelock as media aide

    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has hired a veteran broadcast journalist to be his top media relations aide as he prepares to launch his campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor next week. Gansler announced Wednesday that Bob Wheelock,...
  • Baltimore-shot 'Veep,' 'House of Cards' bring home Emmys

    Baltimore-shot 'Veep,' 'House of Cards' bring home Emmys
    Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer. Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
  • Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million

    Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions. The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
  • No. 25 Terps' showdown with No. 8 Florida State is a noon kickoff on ESPN

    No. 25 Terps' showdown with No. 8 Florida State is a noon kickoff on ESPN
    Fresh off their first Top 25 ranking since 2010, the No. 25 Terps will be on ESPN for the first time in two years when they visit No. 8 Florida State on Saturday. The game -- which features two 4-0 teams -- is scheduled for a noon kickoff. ESPN had...
  • Civility in the networked age

    Civility in the networked age
    How many times per day do you check email and texts? How quickly do you expect a response? What about Facebook and Twitter? In an informal survey conducted by the Howard County Library System (HCLS) this summer, answers ranged from "500 times per day"...
  • Under Armour director Piper to step down

    Under Armour director Piper to step down
    Under Armour Inc. board member Brenda Piper will resign Nov. 1, the Baltimore-based sports apparel maker said Tuesday. Piper, a Turner Broadcasting System executive who has served on Under Armour's board since July 2012, is stepping down for personal...
  • 'Scandal' recap: 'It's Handled'

    'Scandal' recap: 'It's Handled'
    "Scandal" is back! "Scandal" is back! After months of waiting and rewatching the first two seasons on Netflix, we start the first season by checking in with Pope and Associates. Huck, Harrison, Abby and Quinn are preparing for battle, locking doors and...
  • Putin played Obama like a fiddle

    Putin played Obama like a fiddle
    "One does not sharpen the axes after the right time; after the time they are needed." — Russian Proverb The late Ukrainian violinist Mischa Elman is considered one of the greatest of all time, but he has nothing on Russian President Vladimir...
  • A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion -- not so much the news

    A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion -- not so much the news
    Earlier this year, I wrote about PBS "NewsHour" losing almost half its audience the last eight years and now averaging under a million viewers a night. I attributed that in part to the program not actually reporting news as much as talking to reporters...
  • WJZ's Kai Jackson joining Sinclair as national correspondent in D.C.

    WJZ's Kai Jackson joining Sinclair as national correspondent in D.C.
    Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C. "Yes, I'm going to Sinclair,"...
  • 'NewsHour' criticism misses the mark [Letter]

    In response David Zurawik's column, "A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion — not so much the news" (Dec. 19), I have to respectfully disagree. I worked at the NewsHour for two years, from 2011 to 2013, and had been an avid viewer long...
  • Zimmerman verdict sends media on a Saturday night live scramble

    Zimmerman verdict sends media on a Saturday night live scramble
    The verdict finding George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin was announced at 10 p.m. (ET) Saturday, and it was a network news operation, ABC, not any of the all-news cable channels, that had the best initial TV coverage. By...