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Tag Archives: Baltimore Sun

Simon says: A good day to be corrupt

This morning on the radio, I heard the voice of The Wire‘s creator/producer and former Baltimore Sun reporter David Simon, testifying before a Senate committee called together by Massachussetts Sen. John Kerry to discuss the future of the newspaper industry. ...

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A tough day

Wednesday was a challenge for me. Editing The Daily Record’s story about the layoffs at The Sun was difficult because the journalists let go were “my people” — men and women who are about my age, many of whom I ...

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“Judge” granted a reprieve

I, like many others, religiously read newspaper comics. (Among my favorites: Pearls Before Swine, F Minus, Get Fuzzy and Speed Bump.) So while I never read Judge Parker, I was pleased to learn The Washington Post has returned the strip to its print edition after an uproar ...

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Eminent Domain in China

This week’s Forbes magazine has a great article by former Baltimore Sun reporter Gady Epstein about a developer in Chungqing, China, who thought he was going to benefit from the government’s seizure of prime land near a highway and commerce ...

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What will this mean for The Sun?

After Monday’s news that the Tribune Co. filed for bankruptcy, what will happen to The Baltimore Sun? It seems the two have not had the best of relationships. Since Tribune bought The Sun in 2000, the newspaper’s union-represented work force ...

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On the media’s “liberal bias”

When I wrote a series of articles covering the Baltimore Sun’s staff and budget cuts this summer, I received a handful of e-mails from readers who said they thought the “Sunpaper” had already gone downhill because it had a liberal ...

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The Sun, WJZ buddy up

The Baltimore Sun certainly does get around. In the last six years it’s made three content- or staff-sharing deals with two local stations (twice with ABC affiliate WMAR-TV and once with NBC affiliate WBAL-TV and radio) and Tuesday announced yet ...

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Suing the boss

Once again, it’s pop quiz time! Who said the following in 1976: “Grave dancing is an art that has many potential benefits. But one must be careful while prancing around not to fall into the open pit and join the ...

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