Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and E.W. Scripps, which completed such a spinoff just last week. Such separation is gaining momentum as traditional media seek to adapt to the fast-evolving digital landscape.
Elizabeth C. Bellavance, educator, social activist and patron of the academic and arts communities, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va. She was 77.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Although Verizon has installed FiOS — the high-speed fiber-optic cable connection — in a large part of Towson, the southern neighborhoods along York Road near the Baltimore City line, have not yet been connected to FiOS and David Marks, the district's Baltimore County Councilman, wants to know why.
All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious ¿Game of Thrones¿ alone.
14 communities in north Baltimore have partnered to create the Baltimore Broadband Campaign. We want to demonstrate that, through the intelligent use of existing fiber infrastructure and the installation of new fiber where necessary, an economically viable, competitive broadband service is possible in the city. And it need not come from Comcast or Verizon: there are over 800 fiber optic providers of various types in the United States. Apparently, though, none have yet seen adequate economic
By By Philip Spevak and Stan Wilson and Anthony Gill
Out-of-state groups are pumping last-minute cash into the Maryland attorney general's race, fueling a barrage of campaign ads including $240,000 in TV commercials purchased by a Florida-based fund that won't reveal its donors.
As early voting got underway Thursday in the primary race for governor, the four Republicans competing for the GOP nomination jockeyed to present themselves as the most qualified to take on a Democrat in November.
I am not looking to make a big deal out of this, but I thought at least one mainstream media critic ought to point out that CNN plans to air what it's calling a "documentary" about George H.W. Bush Sunday night in two hours of prime time, starting at 9.
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local flavor to summertime TV this year.
Just as life imitates art, the Washington political social world has come to imitate Hollywood. It offers a combination of political and entertainment celebrity "gets" to acquire what passes these days for status for the town where running the country is supposed to be the principal occupation.
Barnes brings an impressive resume to the city, having worked 32 years in television as a reporter and anchor. Her career, which began at the University of Maryland and Northwestern University, has taken her to Detroit; Flint, Mich.; Baltimore; and Washington. Most recently, Barnes worked at Fox 5 in Washington.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan emerged as a major force in his party's chase for campaign cash, collecting more money since he joined the race three months ago than his rivals took in all of last year, the campaign said Tuesday.
Pay university athletes, offer them the opportunity to earn a degree over five or six years, but don't require them to enroll if they are not capable or are simply disinclined. By disengaging university-sponsored athletics from academic programs, the potential to corrupt admissions and faculty would be greatly reduced, and a broader range of gifted young athletes would have the opportunity to participate.
Nearly 17,000 Broadstripe cable TV subscribers could temporarily lose channels such MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1 and BET if the Anne Arundel County cable provider and Viacom fail to reach an agreement by Tuesday.