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Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in the upcoming scene. “No, I live here,” I said without thinking. “This is the real world for me.” Soundstages are nothing new to me. I’ve been working them for stories on how television shows are made since 1976 — from “M*A*S*H” in the old era of Hollywood network production, to East Coast cable series such as “VEEP” today. But even after more than three decades of haunting...

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