Disturbing news out of Cleveland, and it doesn’t involve the Browns. (Ba-dum!) A judge ordered the arrest of Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter Gabriel Baird on Tuesday after “he failed to appear at an abruptly scheduled hearing to determine how the ...Read More »
I’ve come to view the social norms of the courtroom as very similar to a house of worship. You dress up nice, speak in hushed tones and try not to snore during a sermon or closing argument. I also know ...Read More »
I imagine executives at The Baltimore Sun will be watching this one. In newspapers’ ongoing battle in the digital era, The New York Times is biting the bullet and will be the first major daily to charge for frequent access ...Read More »
For my article in today’s paper about the renovation and re-opening of the Polish Home Hall in Curtis Bay, I interviewed Catherine Benicewicz, a 90-year South Baltimorean and a child of Polish immigrants. Mrs. Benicewicz is, for starters, adorable (when ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
This time it’s the Ann Arbor News, a 174-year-old publication, that will cease production this year. Publisher Laurel Champion, “visibly emotional,” according to the story on the Web site, broke the news to employees this morning, saying that the paper’s ...Read More »
Avid obituary readers in northeastern Pennsylvania might have seen double in the last few weeks. According to The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, that’s what happens when two newspapers obtain obituaries from the same online service. But according to The Scranton Times-Tribune, ...
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