| May 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Methodical and comprehensive, "Frontline's" documentary "The United States of Secrets" offers a blow-by-blow account of the Bush administration's embrace of potentially illegal spying/eavesdropping techniques, President Obama's decision to continue them...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
It may have come to your attention, sometime in the last several years, that the government of the United States makes an expensive habit of spying on its citizens in ways that have often been illegal, quasi-legal or formerly illegal until the law was...
| Feb 25, 2014
"The very first papal visit [Pope Francis] made was down there to this island, where many impoverished people of North Africa and elsewhere are trying to migrate to Europe to get work," says "Frontline: Secrets of the Vatican" director Antony Thomas. "The...
| Jun 6, 2014
Friday's print column, expanding on a recent blog post Almost as shocking as the accusation that two 12-year-old girls from near Milwaukee stabbed a friend nearly to death Saturday was the news that authorities are charging the girls as adults.......
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.
They were listed along with 24 others in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:15 PM
(Reuters) - ESPN said it has pulled out of a documentary with PBS' "Frontline" about head injuries in the National Football League, but the Walt Disney co-owned sports network denied a media report that its decision was due to pressure from the NFL....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
ESPN's decision to cut ties to "League of Denial," a Frontline documentary it was involved in producing about how the National Football League has responded to head injuries suffered by players, has given the program a ton of free publicity.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Last week: This week we continued to follow the developments in Syria as the U.S. Congress decides whether to approve military strikes. The use of chemical weapons, particularly against innocent civilians is unacceptable. We cannot stand by as...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Reading some of the nutty coverage of Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV from Al Gore, I am not sure whether the problem is ideology or ignorance when it comes to the sorry state of media criticism today.
Last week, I explained why I thought Al...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:36 AM
PBS has announced plans to broadcast a weeklong series of documentaries and news specials surrounding the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, "After Newtown," from Monday, Feb. 18, to Friday, Feb. 22.
One of those specials, a psychological profile of the...