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  • Revisit 'old-school' police programs

    Revisit 'old-school' police programs
    The recent influx of citizen unrest due to a rash of officer-related homicides has left the American citizenry skeptical of the greater good police departments bring to communities nationwide, especially that of traditionally violent neighborhoods that tend to have a majority of minority residents.
  • HBO Go Now Available on Amazon Fire TV Set-Top

    HBO Go, the premium cable network's Internet-video service, is now available on Amazon Fire TV set-top box -- an addition the e-commerce giant hopes will put the device on better footing against connected-TV rivals with holiday shoppers. However, Comcast...

    Colbert talks 'Serial,' calls Baltimore 'the same fictional city from The Wire'

    Colbert talks 'Serial,' calls Baltimore 'the same fictional city from The Wire'
    Stephen Colbert asked "Serial" producer Sarah Koenig a question last night that many fans of the hit podcast have been wondering: "Will that girl ever learn how to pronounce 'MailChimp'?" In addition to ribbing Koenig about the MailChimp sponsorship,...

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'
    Listening last week to "Serial," the hit podcast about a 1999 teen murder in Baltimore, I couldn't help thinking about all the folks from the mayor on down who believe they can change the city's media image with some positive public relations. And I...

    CNN's Mike Rowe out to rewire Baltimore's image

    CNN's Mike Rowe out to rewire Baltimore's image
    Update: Since this post appeared on Nov. 6, Rowe and David Simon, the creator of HBO's "The Wire," have had a back-and-forth on their blogs about the city's image. It started with Rowe's Nov. 6 post below. Read Simon's subsequent post here, and another...