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  • A call for 'responsible' entrepreneurs

    A call for 'responsible' entrepreneurs
    Few companies watch their bottom line with more anxiety than startup firms, but the ones who want to move into a new business accelerator in Columbia will need to think beyond revenue and expenses. Howard County's Conscious Venture Lab is on the hunt...
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash to play Newport News in March

    Crosby, Stills & Nash to play Newport News in March
    The Ferguson Center has been red hot when it comes to oldies shows recently. ZZ Top, Smokey Robinson, Darlene Love and Joan Jett have all played the Newport News theater in 2013. With today's announcement that Crosby, Stills & Nash are coming in March, it...
  • Review: Monday Evening Concerts explores Beckett's 'Words and Music'

    Review: Monday Evening Concerts explores Beckett's 'Words and Music'
    Words and music are stuck with each other. Like it or not, they have to get along. Untrusting of only our ears, we attempt to understand music through words. Words, in song, challenge music to give them new consequence. And, in great writing, words...
  • Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS

    Tavis Smiley's bumpy 10th anniversary with PBS
    First he lost his studio and station home. Then some public radio stations dumped him after he criticized President Obama. Earlier this year, Arsenio Hall swept in and poached his executive producer and other key staffers. Oh, and the tendons in his...
  • Litblogger meets reality star in Mark Haskell Smith's 'Raw'

    Litblogger meets reality star in Mark Haskell Smith's 'Raw'
    It's impossible to count how many times literature has died. In the last century alone, it's been killed by radio, television, comic books, video games and, most recently, the Internet. Literature is like Mr. Ratchett from the book (or movie, if you...
  • NPR working with local stations on digital listening experience

    NPR working with local stations on digital listening experience
    NPR wants more things considered for its mobile applications. As more people -- especially those in younger generations -- listen to programming on mobile devices and in Internet-connected cars, the public radio institution is trying to improve its...
  • New Fusion network targets young English-speaking Hispanics

    New Fusion network targets young English-speaking Hispanics
    Broadcast giants ABC and Univision came together Monday to launch Fusion, a South Florida-based news and entertainment cable network aimed at young English-speaking Hispanics and their friends. Based out of a new 150,000-square-foot studio in the...
  • Doctors urge parents to limit kids' screen time

    Doctors urge parents to limit kids' screen time
    When I asked my daughter recently how far along she was in her book, her response was "67 percent." Which reminded us just how much kids today are "digital natives" and how even old-school activities like reading now often take place on screens. But the...
  • Watch it live: 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards salute 4 brave women

    Watch it live: 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards salute 4 brave women
    Each year, four women in journalism are saluted for their guts and their tenacity by an organization created to spotlight such singular courage. The International Women's Media Foundation is holding a 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards ceremony tonight...
  • 'The Manganiyar Seduction': un encuentro musical con la India en Miami

    'The Manganiyar Seduction': un encuentro musical con la India en Miami
    Pronto llegará a Miami una orquesta de la India con músicos tocando instrumentos típicos y ritmos que se entonaban en las cortes antiguas de los reyes hindú. Pero hay más de un elemento moderno y de 'world music' (música global) en 'The Manganiyar...
  • 'Wait, Wait. . .Don't Tell Me' show apologizes for Polish joke

    'Wait, Wait. . .Don't Tell Me' show apologizes for Polish joke
    The executive producer of "Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!" knows the Chicago-based radio show's irreverent humor sometimes offends — and he has the letters from listeners to prove it. But when a joke from last week's broadcast prompted a letter...