| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Local TV news ratings in Baltimore are rarely news.
The market has been dominated for a long time by a back-and-forth battle between WJZ and WBAL. Since the mid-1990s, most years ended in some version of a split decision, with both stations claiming...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:36 AM
I was going to be nice and NOT write about the NBC newsmagazine "Rock Center" moving to 9 p.m. tonight after a failed run at 10 Mondays with Brian Williams at the helm.
But then, NBC News sent out a press release calling special correspondent Chelsea...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:40 AM
I have a million other things to write about, and about 500,000 of them have been rightfully ordered up by editors.
Despite that, and a growing momentum this Friday night in Baltimore that nothing matters in the world except the Ravens playoff game...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Chelsea Clinton did her second report for NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" Wednesday night, and it was just as flawed as the first. The learning curve does not appear to have bent one degree in the direction of growth.
This one-dimensional, under-...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Republican kingmaker or entertainer? Truth teller or "big fat idiot"? How about "lightning rod"?
Once again, Rush Limbaugh -- the conservative provocateur with the self-described "talent on loan from God" -- is in hot water. Limbaugh, who has been the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame?
I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Laguna artist Nick Hernandez, who has sculpted several replicas of noteworthy figures such as Chelsea Clinton, is tapping politics for his latest inspiration — a sculpture of President Barack Obama.
"[Artists] have a rather prominent voice in...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:21 AM
In December, I called the hiring of Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent for the newsmagazine "Rock Center" a "journalistically bankrupt decision by NBC News."
In February, after seeing Clinton's second report for the show, I wrote that Clinton...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The learning curve for Chelsea Clinton, special correspondent, continues to bend in the wrong direction.
Clinton's Wednesday night report on chain restaurants that donate leftover food to charity was slightly better than her previous efforts. But only...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:28 PM
NBC News announced Friday that Brian Williams' ratings-impaired, journalistically-challenged "Rock Center" newsmagazine will have a report on what it was like inside the Situation Room on the night Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals.
| Jul 27, 2010
| 6:23 PM
MANHATTAN, NY -- Chelsea Clinton and investment banker boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky are set to marry July 31 in a hotly anticipated, highly secretive affair that will reportedly cost between $3 and $5 million.
Wedding planner experts have been adding up...