| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:41 PM
When CBS' “48 Hours Mystery” staged its own jury in the Casey Anthony case, journalism experts were appalled. The program's style was ”shameful,” Al Tompkins, an instructor at the Poynter Institute, told me in April 2011. “We...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:27 PM
A 2005 Parkland grad has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy award for his camera work on an Emmy-nominated travel show. Greg Harriot was nominated along with cinematographer John Barnhardt for outstanding achievement in single camera photography on "Born...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:45 PM
“Prosecuting Casey Anthony” won't premiere until Jan. 19 on Lifetime. But I've just seen it and wanted to supply an early preview. The movie doesn't glorify Anthony (played by Virginia Welch), who has a minor role in a script focused on the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Looking at his overall resume, you could say that David Otunga is one of the most successful people among the WWE Superstars. Aside from achieving the near impossible task of cracking the WWE roster, Otunga graduated from Harvard with a law degree. Now,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:13 PM
UPDATED: Day 2 of the George Zimmerman trial was often about media profiling. How much can you tell about a person from his or her news sources?
If you hear that a man listens to NPR or watches Fox News Channel, can you form a view of him? Jury...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Mel Brooks takes a bow, "True Blood" returns and the Daytime Emmys are handed out. But the weekend's most-watched show is likely to be Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs play at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC. The Heat came back...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:17 AM
What to expect in the George Zimmerman coverage from national news organizations. Jury selection started Monday in Seminole County. Here's a quick rundown:
CNN says it will cover the trial as news warrants. The cable new channel has George Howell as...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:18 PM
How did the first day of jury selection go at George Zimmerman's murder trial? National analysts saw speed while local analysts detected sluggishness.
CNN's Sunny Hostin predicted it wouldn't be that difficult to find a jury.
"This judge … is...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend, there will be an emphasis on the George Zimmerman trial. Jury selection begins Monday.
Mark O'Mara, Zimmerman's attorney, and Natalie Jackson, an attorney for Trayvon Martin's family, will be guests on...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
You know what, maybe there is some justice in this world.
I was angry Monday when I saw David Axelrod, the latest Obama partisan hired by MSNBC, dare to take on Bob Schieffer, of CBS News.
At issue was a statement Schieffer made on his "Face the...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:44 AM
What should a woman possibly facing the death penalty do?
If you're Jodi Arias, you give a round of interviews.
Could it be that she'll talk herself to death? This woman is one difficult client. Jury deliberations on whether she'll get death or life...