When Martin O'Malley first ran for Maryland governor in 2006 he kicked off what he called a 'kitchen table tour' to discuss issues with real people in their actual kitchens. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is doing a bar crawl.
The Baltimore Sun's parent said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable television industry.
One week after boosting its broadcasting holdings with the announcement of a deal to purchase 19 television stations, Tribune Co. said Wednesday morning it intends to spin off its publishing business into a separate company.
Members of political group Maryland Working Families delivered a petition Tuesday to the Baltimore Sun Media Group protesting the possible sale of The Baltimore Sun to Koch Industries, which has emerged as a potential buyer in Tribune Co.'s sale of its newspapers.
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after its imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers.
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today. Last night, Google released their popular Google Maps app. And later tonight, the first part of the Hobbit will be released in theaters. The reviews are in and while they aren't ecstatic they are encouraging.