Journalists at Baltimore Sun Media Group community newspapers, including the Capital Gazette and Carroll County Times, have moved to form a union and asked parent company Tribune Publishing to voluntarily recognize the unit.
Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley heard heated testimony from residents and business owners at Monday night’s city council meeting about the new temporary bike lane on Main Street that removed parking along one side of the road.
After the lethal Capital Gazette newsroom attack that left five employees dead on June 28, media outlets across the country have expressed support for their fallen journalism colleagues and solidarity with the mission that unites them.
Journalists are used to covering tragedy; it’s what we do – along with reporting on a multitude of other things both mundane and extraordinary. But the tragedies are usually someone else’s. The shooting at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis last week was personal.
Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor in chief of The Baltimore Sun Media Group, called for staff in Annapolis, Carroll and Baltimore to hold a moment of silence exactly a week after a man shot five Capital Gazette employees in the Annapolis newsroom.
A new fundraiser has been set up for those interested in donating to the families, victims and survivors of the mass shooting at The Annapolis Capital Gazette, the newspaper’s owner announced Friday. A scholarship fund has also been set up for journalism students at the University of Maryland.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is selling WGN-TV but seeking to maintain control of the station through a deal with the buyer in a bid to skirt ownership limits and win federal regulatory approval for its proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed comments Friday with the Federal Communications Commission saying ownership by Sinclair would decrease consumer choices and diversity in the media marketplace.
President Trump, as he'll be known for better or worse tomorrow afternoon, has made it clear he's not a fan of public opinion polls unless they tell him what he wants to hear. But he might want to pay attention to this one, given that hundreds of thousands of women (and some men) will be marching Saturday in Washington and beyond in response to his election and in support of equal rights and respect for all. A survey released Tuesday shows "a direct, statistically significant correlation between