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Baltimore and the American Dream: A View From North Africa

Ahmed Charai | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
Ahmed Charai

As a Moroccan national who visits the U.S. often, I have grown attached to the American people, their country, and the values they aspire to live by. And so it pains me to hear of incidents of police brutality, which violate the rule-of-law principles America stands for, and it pains me further when looting and assaults on police mar legitimate protests with further criminality.

This Newspaper Shows What Copycat Generosity Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.29.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

The Baltimore Sun Is Offering Free Access To Its Coverage Of The City's Unrest

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

The Baltimore Sun Front Page Captures Violence And Mourning

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media

Maryland's biggest newspaper captured the scene in Baltimore on Tuesday morning with images of the growing unrest and violence between police and prot...

Newspaper Publisher Makes Big Purchase

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Media

BALTIMORE (AP) — The company that publishes The Baltimore Sun says it has purchased two other Maryland newspapers, The Capital in Annapolis and the ...

Baseball's Steroid Silence: Suspect No Evil

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

Remarkable, isn't it, how many kids these days come up throwing nearly a hundred mikes per hour -- and how many soon find themselves on Dr. James Andrews' operating-table.

PHOTO: This Is Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.26.2013 | Media

Our eyes! Our eyes! This is not the way to do web advertising, in our opinion. (h/t Anthony De Rosa)...

A Mayor Who Gets Beauty Tips From A Drag Queen?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Just another reason to love Charm City, a.k.a. Baltimore, Md.! Not only is Baltimore the hometown of legendary John Waters (and his former muse, D...

Baltimore Sun Editor Dies At 49

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | Media

BALTIMORE -- Mary Corey, the first woman to hold the top editorial post at The Baltimore Sun newspaper, has died. The newspaper said on its website...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered The Super Bowl

Posted 02.04.2013 | Media

The Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII Sunday night and newspapers led with news of the victory on Monday morning. Many newspapers within the U....

McDonald's Workers Still Suing For Mega Millions

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

A pool of McDonald's Mega Millions players still believes coworker Mirlande Wilson made like the Hamburglar and stole all the winnings. Now the group ...

Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Talks Gay Marriage, Speaking Truth to Power (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.11.2012 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Earlier this week, Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe wrote a powerful letter to Maryland state delegate Emmet C. Burns Jr., a vocal opponent of gay marriage. Since then, millions have shared the letter online, providing their own reactions, arguments, and thoughts on the controversy.

Why Goldman's Quitting Exec May Have A Point

ProPublica | Cora Currier | Posted 03.15.2012 | Business

An executive at Goldman Sachs left the firm today with a bang, penning a New York Times op-ed accusing the company of increasingly putting profits ahe...

The Internet Makes Trust and Insight Scarce Commodities, and Makes Newsroom Veterans More Valuable

Dr Johnny Ryan | Posted 01.23.2012 | Media
Dr Johnny Ryan

While the Internet makes information plentiful, and this in turn may be a challenge to some aspects of the newspaper business, deep insight and trust remain as scarce as they have ever been.

Maryland Teens Trading Cigarettes For Candy-Flavored Cigars

The Baltimore Sun | Andrea K. Walker | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home

The number of Maryland teenagers who smoke cigarettes dropped significantly in the past decade, but state health officials say new statistics show tha...

Maryland Alcohol Tax Distribution To Schools: A Political Process?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.25.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The government transparency nonprofit group Maryland Reporter is alleging that rotten politics has played a role in how state alcohol ta...

Has the Media Been Fair to Charlie Sheen?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Faced with Sheen's self-destructive and strange behavior, should the media back off from this story, or are journalists, with captivated audiences in mind, providing an appropriate response?

Rahm: Baltimore Wants You to Run There

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The Baltimore Sun wants Rahm Emanuel to run for mayor of Baltimore if the Illinois Supreme Court rules against him in his appeal.

Divisional Round Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

This weekend of the NFL playoffs saw both conference favorites -- Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots -- get knocked off, following a Wild Card week that had its own share of surprises.

The Significance of John Boehner's Tears

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Over the past week, people have been debating John Boehner's emotions, not his motions. The expected next Speaker of the House has become known for his crying.

WATCH: Vet Who Wrote About Addiction To Violence Barred From MD College

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An Iraq War veteran who wrote an essay about his addiction to violence for a community college English class has been barred from the school's campus....

What Happened to the "Mama Grizzlies"?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

One of the early narratives written during this midterm election cycle highlighted Sarah Palin's "mama grizzlies" and the power and potential of some ...

Jason Linkins

Baltimore Sun's Use Of English Language Confuses Readership

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Columbia Journalism Review tips readers off to the incredibly true story of that time the Baltimore Sun used a word in a headline that completely perplexed its readership.

College Media Censorship: Year in Review

Dan Reimold | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Reimold

College media censorship has a lot in common with Mystique. The mutant supervillain associated with the X-Men is best known for her duplicitous shape-shifting aimed at doing harm.

Gunning for the Pope?

Diane Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diane Winston

Religious groups may aspire to a different standard of coverage but as long as they operate on this side of paradise, I expect journalists to give them the same treatment as they do any other human endeavor.