In this June 29, 2018, file photo, of five employees of the Capital Gazette newspaper adorn candles during a vigil across the street from where they were slain in the newsroom in Annapolis. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Jan 5, 2023

Report: Lawsuit settled in Maryland newsroom shooting

ANNAPOLIS — The families of victims in the Capital Gazette shooting and some newspaper employees who survived the deadly 2018 attack dismissed civil charges against The Baltimore Sun and Tribune Publishing this week after settling the case, the newspaper said. Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters died in the June […]

Jun 29, 2018

Police: Newspaper gunman planned deadly attack carefully

First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man who allegedly targeted Maryland's capital newspaper, shooting his way into the newsroom and killing four journalists and a staffer before police swiftly arrested him.

Nov 7, 2013

C. Fraser Smith: Learning to work in a damaged world

My first real newspaper story would be a presidential assassination: total immersion with all the drama of deadlines and death. Editors at The Jersey Journal in Jersey City, N.J., sent me out to ask people how John F. Kennedy’s death affected them personally.

Oct 28, 2013

Fight over control of Philadelphia newspaper moves into court

PHILADELPHIA — Feuding owners fought over control of The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday before a city judge who must decide if the dispute belongs in her court or in Delaware, where the partners incorporated last year. If she keeps the case, Judge Patricia McInerney must also determine the fate of Publisher Bob Hall and Editor […]

Oct 2, 2013

Thanks to readers on our 125th anniversary

Grover Cleveland was in the White House when The Daily Record debuted in Maryland 125 years ago today. “Devoted to law, real estate and finance,” it cost 2 cents and was the start of a publishing phenomenon.

Sep 26, 2013

The Daily Record: Over the years

Do you like taking photos? The Daily Record wants your photos for print and online. Send us your Maryland Moment. Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Aug 19, 2013

Man-bites-dog news: California city becomes 2-paper town

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The latest experiment in American journalism is a throwback: a new daily newspaper to compete against an established one in a big city. The front page of Monday’s debut edition of the Long Beach Register featured stories under the headlines “Welcome to your new local paper” and “A glimpse into Long […]

Jun 14, 2013

Washington Examiner ends local coverage

WASHINGTON — The Washington Examiner is ending local coverage. The last edition of the free newspaper that covered D.C.-area news for eight years is on newsstands Friday, carrying the headline “Thank you, Washington.” A new website and weekly magazine focused on national politics will debut next week. The paper’s Denver-based parent company, Clarity Media Group, […]

Apr 22, 2013

No package deal, but Cordish wants Sun

Baltimore developer David S. Cordish said Monday he still plans to bid on The Baltimore Sun, but only if he can purchase the paper separately from other Tribune Co. newspapers that are expected to be sold within the next few months.

Feb 26, 2013

Tribune reportedly selling off newspapers

Tribune Co., owner of The Baltimore Sun, will be auctioning off its newspaper properties, CNBC reported.

Jan 3, 2013

Simon named editor of The Daily Record

David B. Simon, an award-winning editor with experience at several Maryland newspapers, has been named editor of The Daily Record, Publisher Suzanne E. Fischer-Huettner announced Thursday.

Jun 28, 2012

News Corp. announces plans to split

NEW YORK — Calling it the next logical step in a near six-decade evolution, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. said Thursday that it plans to split into two separate publicly traded companies. Under the proposal, one company will operate as a newspaper and book publisher, while the other will be an entertainment company that includes the […]

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