- In a year of monumental, complex and challenging stories, no TV journalism outlet has done a more in-depth and responsible job of covering them than “Frontline” on PBS. Meet the person behind this powerhouse production, Raney Aronson-Rath.
- One of the primary providers of a national platform for those pushing Donald Trump’s unfounded claims of dark conspiracies and epic fraud in the Nov. 3 election is the Hunt-Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group with its weekly program “America This Week" hosted by Eric Bolling.
- I was not looking for any particular synergy between “The Undoing” and the cultural life of the nation today. But once I got hooked on the HBO series, I came to realize it is very much about privilege and can, in fact, be viewed as a highly informed meditation on it.
- Gov. Larry Hogan might not look slick on first glance at the screen, but he is one very slick media creature. I wish he would give that a rest during this crisis, though, and just focus on the work of keeping us as safe as possible.
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- Saturday morning when the news on Mr. Biden’s victory was announced, you could feel the fever breaking and a new energy burning through the airwaves.
- Mr. Trump has developed a powerful messaging machine with Fox News, Breitbart News and others the last four years, but being contextualized this way on Twitter and pre-empted on major cable and network news channels is a serious blow to his ability to deliver his message at a time when he seems to need it more than ever.
- Donald Trump will remain on our screens, because he cannot live without seeing himself on television. As much as he is a product of television, he is also its victim. If he does not see himself on TV, he does not exist.
- News outlets handled the outrageous act of a president claiming victory and alleging that his opponent was engaged in trying to defraud the American people about as well as can be done. But how do you counter the damage of such reckless and transgressive behavior from the holder of the highest office in the land?
- From Jonathan Swan, of Axios, to CNN's Kaitlan Collins, journalism that mattered in this dark and contentious election year.
- Network executives at ABC, NBC and CBS news must listen to their public-service angels and rise to the occasion of addressing their audiences as citizens rather than consumers should there be civil unrest in this week.
- Unlike 2016, much of the mainstream media can take a bow for its work in covering the election, but not if you work for Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, Fox Business or the New York Post.
- Baltimore natives and actors Julie Bowen and Lance Reddick are in a web video that seems to be an advertisement for a luxury car ad, But we can't get past the accents.
- Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Hunt Valley-based TV station owner and operator, will remove commentary in its latest “America This Week” program that dismisses mask-wearing as way to slow the spread of COVID-19.
- Baltimore mayoral candidates are expected to square off virtually ahead of early voting during a forum hosted by the city’s NAACP branch and the Afro newspaper.
- With "Jews in Space," the Jewish Museum of Maryland in Baltimore explores the role Jews have played in space travel, space exploration and science fiction.
- Former WBAL-TV sportscaster Vince Bagli, who became known as the “Dean of Baltimore Sports” in nearly five decades on air, died Tuesday at Lorien Assisted Living in Taneytown.
- Baltimore independent mayoral candidate Bob Wallace debuted a new television ad, voiced by Ravens great Ray Lewis, during the team’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
- Democratic nominee for mayor Brandon Scott will start his general election television ad campaign during “Monday Night Football” as the Baltimore Ravens face the Kansas City Chiefs.
- After you see "Blood on the Wall, you will understand that even the cable news channels that were trying to report the story of the caravans honestly didn’t go nearly deep enough to give viewers a true sense of who was in them, how they came to be and what they said about life in Guatemala, the Honduras and especially Mexico.
- CNN documentary on John Lewis and the words of Elijah Cummings offered exactly the kinds of inspirational messages I needed to hear during this nasty time of partisan warfare.
- How can those of us in the mainstream media possibly compete with the kind of extreme rhetoric and invective coming from right-wing media outlets in the battle to nominate and confirm a Supreme Court justice?
- In the end, what matters to me about 'The Comey Rule' has little to do with entertainment. It is instead the way it adds to the information crisis in which we now live.
- Here’s the challenge: If you are going to let Mr. Trump on your airwaves, raise your game to the level ABC did Tuesday night. Give him no free rides to control the conversation like he got in 2016. And hold Joe Biden just as accountable.
- I won’t watch another minute of college or professional football this fall outside of what my job requires. Doing so lends credence to the false perception the White House is trying to sell that the pandemic is behind us. It isn’t, and the more we embrace that lie, the more Americans will die.