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  • Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy

    Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy
    Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life.  She also studies public...
  • TV networks plan 9/11 anniversary specials

    TV networks plan 9/11 anniversary specials
    Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
  • The Crowd: Remembering an exceptional friend

    The Crowd: Remembering an exceptional friend
    She was a movie star from the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood celebrating life in her eighth decade. I was a 30-something former network TV producer writing a column for the Daily Pilot. It was an unlikely alliance, but in spite of the obvious...
  • Greatest generation the most entitled

    Greatest generation the most entitled
    One thing nearly everybody agrees upon is that the "sequester" is a silly sideshow to the real challenge facing America: unsustainable spending on entitlements. Ironies abound. Democrats, with large support from young people, tend to believe that we...
  • Ann Curry status at 'Today' handled horribly by NBC News

    Ann Curry status at 'Today' handled horribly by NBC News
    NBC News used to be very good at handling major on-air change. The passing of the baton from Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams was textbook for how it should be done. But what NBC News President Steve Capus and his lieutenants are doing to Ann Curry as they ...
  • And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....

    And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....
    In the end, Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity became more of an endurance test than a flexing of comedic muscle. Maryland's former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the last celebrity to take the stage, might have won over what remained of the crowd when he joked...
  • Around Town: Remembering a great Boss

    When I worked for Wilbur F. “Bill” Littlefield, the head public defender for L.A. County, we never discussed the war. The war, his war, was World War II. Bill Littlefield had been a member of an elite intelligence unit that operated behind...
  • Julian Goodman dies at 90; former NBC president

    Julian Goodman dies at 90; former NBC president
    Julian Goodman, the former NBC president who helped establish Chet Huntley and David Brinkley as a well-known news team and led the network from 1966 to 1974, has died. He was 90. Goodman died Monday after a brief illness in Juno Beach, Fla., where he...
  • David Petraeus bio sullied by affair

    David Petraeus bio sullied by affair
    "All In" is the title of the David Petraeus biography, and no book is more aptly titled. His caree is now in a shambles because he made a big, disasterous bet -- having an affair with co-author Paula Broadwell -- and it led to his resignation as CIA...
  • Jeff Zucker named head of CNN

    Jeff Zucker named head of CNN
    CNN announced Thursday morning that Jeff Zucker is its new president worldwide. Here's the release on the former NBC executive:  For release: Nov. 29, 2012 Jeff Zucker Named President of CNN Worldwide   Jeff Zucker will join CNN Worldwide as...
  • Senior Circles: Behind enemy lines in 1944 — a harrowing tale of escape in Holland

    We commemorate the surprise attack by the Japanese on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. The attack forced the United States entry into World War II. Americans, who grew up during the difficult times of the Great...