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C. Fraser Smith: Riding the tiger that is college sports

What has happened at Penn State feels like one of those fateful moments when the angry gods hurl thunderbolts to get our attention. The message from on high? If you won’t fix college sports, we’ll try to illustrate the depths ...

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Study: Journalism should emulate teaching hospitals

COLLEGE PARK — Media companies, struggling in a time of economic uncertainty, are increasingly relying on students to plug information gaps for the public, according to a new report released at Journalism Interactive, an international conference on digital journalism education ...

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More disagreement over proposed UM merger

COLLEGE PARK — Speakers at a public hearing on the proposed merger of two University System of Maryland institutions disagreed over the plan’s implications Friday, with some touting its advantages while others worried aloud about a larger bureaucracy. Many speakers ...

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City leaders slam UMB-UMCP merger proposal

Baltimore leaders have lined up against the proposed merger of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the state’s flagship campus in College Park, with one arguing such an action would be “an unrivaled tragedy.” “Private sector mergers and acquisitions have ...

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C. Fraser Smith: UMB-UMCP merger — just say no

The proposed merger of Maryland’s largest university campuses — the one in College Park and the one in Baltimore — would further destabilize the city. It would be akin to the departure of a Fortune 500 company — as if ...

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