Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: An alarming threat

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces that she will not seek re-election next year, during a news conference Friday in Baltimore. Rawlings-Blake said she believes she could have won re-election, pointing to her work on the city’s budget and pension system. However, she said, not seeking re-election was the best decision for the city and for her family.  (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

In a slap to journalists everywhere, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake recently banished WYPR-FM City Hall reporter P. Kenneth Burns from weekly press conferences that follow Wednesday meetings of the Board of Estimates. Burns’s crime? He was doing his job. As ...

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