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  • Piers Morgan pleads ignorance, innocence in UK phone hacking scandal

    Piers Morgan pleads ignorance, innocence in UK phone hacking scandal
    Last year when CNN was talking about hiring Eliot Spitzer and Piers Morgan, I expressed my dismay at the way in which both could harm the credibility that the channel had steadfastly built through its journalism. Spitzer did prove to be an...
  • Hack this, Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch is in trouble and a whole lot of folks are delighted. They are practically drooling at the mouth that the downfall of Fox News could be around the corner. Members of Congress are calling for an investigation into allegations that the...
  • Rupert Murdoch, Sheila Dixon, John Edwards -- the media and public shame

    Rupert Murdoch, Sheila Dixon, John Edwards -- the media and public shame
    I have been thinking about media and public shame a lot lately. And events this week with Rupert Murdoch globally and Sheila Dixon locally have focused my troubled thoughts. The litany of public figures who have been in the news lately for behaving...
  • Why I'm watching the royal wedding

    Why I'm watching the royal wedding
    Friday mornings at 4 a.m. generally find me asleep, but this week I'll be among the thousands of Anglophiles glued to my television for the "wedding of the century." At 25, I've spent the better part of my adult life either in Europe or wishing I was...
  • Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage

    Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage
    Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out. People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
  • Severna Park High gets the joke with improv troupe

    Severna Park High gets the joke with improv troupe
    The joke began simple enough: "One hundred eighty-five gorillas walk into a bar. The bartender says, 'Sorry, we don't serve your kind here.'" Members of the Severna Park High School Improv Team stood beneath bright lights, and one by one each stepped...
  • History Maters: Spring was the time for social calls in 1912

    100 Years Ago Sunday best From the county social column: Miss Carrie Hewitt of Sykesville is visiting her brother, Mr. David Hewitt of Portland Oregon. Mr. Herbert Hausenfluck of Virginia is visiting his uncle, Mr. Simon Hausenfluck of Savage. Mr....
  • Can sanity return from exile when it comes to Iran?

    Can sanity return from exile when it comes to Iran?
    Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran ... Or as Mitt Romney put it, playing the irresponsible-lunatic game convincingly enough to become the leading Republican presidential candidate: "If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon." The...
  • The truth about the War of 1812

    Now that the celebrations of the War of 1812 are under way, it seems that the Sun's message to its readers is clear: Enjoy the celebrations, and ignore the facts ("Commemorating the War of 1812," June 10). But while The Sun's eagerness to celebrate a...
  • Get that London look in Baltimore

    Get that London look in Baltimore
    As nations battle it out for sports supremacy at the Olympics in London this summer, we can all acknowledge that when it comes to fashion, the Brits have us beat. Vivienne Westwood, Victoria Beckham, Burberry, Kate Moss, Kate Middleton, Twiggy, the...
  • There's good reason to celebrate the War of 1812

    Letter writer David Brandenburg argues that the causes and nature of the War of 1812 have been misrepresented in recent coverage of conflict's ("Sun readers aren't getting the truth about War of 1812," July 4). He asserts that it was an unjust war of...
  • War wasn't the answer in 1812, and it isn't today

    Letter writer David Brandenburg recently expressed an alternative view about a war that some call the "second war of American independence" ("The truth about the War of 1812," June 30). Mr. Brandenburg makes a number of interesting points that need a...