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  • 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...
  • Artist confronts opposition to same-sex marriage

    Artist confronts opposition to same-sex marriage
    It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
  • Meet the new 'journalists': David Axelrod, Robert Gibbs and Karl Rove

    Meet the new 'journalists': David Axelrod, Robert Gibbs and Karl Rove
    There was a time when the lines between the practices of politics and journalism were clear-cut. Professional politicians did their thing, which was getting elected and getting others elected. Professional journalists did theirs, writing and telling how...
  • Weekend Preview: Nothing against Ultra, but ...

    Weekend Preview: Nothing against Ultra, but ...
    We’ve got nothing against DJs. We’ve got friends who are DJs. I think my son’s old orthodontist used to be a DJ. But, man, you can’t turn around without tripping over one this week. Here’s some stuff to do that has nothing to...
  • What's Behind the War on Big Bird?

    What's Behind the War on Big Bird?
    It was such a weird, seemingly off-the-cuff remark by Mitt Romney in the first debate: that of all the items in the budget an axe-wielding privatizing plutocratic president could hack away at, he pointed to a children’s television show and the...
  • MSNBC editorializes, CNN reports at moment of Obama victory

    MSNBC editorializes, CNN reports at moment of Obama victory
    It was fairly obvious by about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday that most cable and network analysts thought President Obama was going to be re-elected. But they didn't have the data to make the call until 11:17. When that happened at NBC News and CNN, viewers were...
  • The pollution of political discourse

    The pollution of political discourse
    As the dust settles in the wake of the latest presidential election, where can the open-minded voter turn these days for reasonably unbiased analysis and commentary on the state of political affairs? It's a challenge in this era of talk radio and cable...
  • On MSNBC, O'Malley blasts Romney as 'Gov. Etch A Sketch"

    On MSNBC, O'Malley blasts Romney as 'Gov. Etch A Sketch"
    Gov. Martin O'Malleycontinued his national media blitz Tuesday night with an appearance on MSNBC's"The Ed Show," taking the opportunity to bash former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and the Republican budget plan authored by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of...
  • MSNBC stellar in early Paul Ryan coverage - really

    MSNBC stellar in early Paul Ryan coverage - really
    Paul Ryan being selected as Mitt Romney's GOP running mate was big news late Friday night, and no one on television did a better job of covering it on the fly than MSNBC. I can't believe I typed those words either. MSNBC had become such a joke in its...
  • The media are letting us down in the run-up to the 2012 elections

    The news media's lack of analysis regarding the policy proposals of the leading presidential candidates is disheartening. The media have relinquished their responsibilities to inform the public; instead, they have become entertainment impresarios, hailing...
  • CNN the TV place to be for coverage of amazing, super-tight Iowa race

    CNN the TV place to be for coverage of amazing, super-tight Iowa race
    With a caucus vote so close that the cable channels had to wait until all the votes were finally tallied at 2:34 a.m. Wednesday to declare a winner, Iowa was no place to be Tuesday night for media amateurs and ideologues. Which is to say there was only...