After losing the Jewish Times, publisher Andrew Buerger moves from print to probiotics.
Less than a year and half ago, Andrew Alter Buerger was the publisher of the weekly Baltimore Jewish Times—toiling away at the helm of a family newspaper business his great grandfather, David Alter,...
New music from Mink Stole and her Wonderful Band, and 1/2 Gentlemen/Not Beasts
Mink Stole and her Wonderful Band
Do Re Mink (self-released)
Stole, who’s best known for appearing in John Waters’s films, is a heckuva cabaret singer. Backed by an all-star ensemble (drummer Skizz...
Our full interview with Jon S. Vernick, co-editor of Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis.
Are mass shootings occurring more frequently, or is the media more focused on such incidents (since Aurora and Newtown)? Do mass shootings draw attention away from other aspects of gun violence that...
As the final new episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show airs this month, Oprah Winfrey, her friends, and colleagues look back at her years in the city that launched her into the stratosphere.
In 1976, when Baltimore's WJZ-TV decided to expand its six o'clock news format to an hour, the station couldn't have possibly known that it was about to make history.
At the time, the news was...
Meeting at the water cooler just got a little more difficult.
Loss of advertising revenues and job cuts at daily newspapers around the country no longer need explanation. But the latest cost cuts at Baltimore's 171-year-old Sun might lose something in...
The Sun makes some big changes as it tries to find its footing in a modern media world.
Close readers of The Sun experienced a collective case of whiplash this past fall. The injury was sustained as the region's major daily newspaper pitched and lurched its way through a series of...
What will Sam Zell do with his new newspaper?
For just a moment there, Sun staffers had a glimmer of hope for the city's most venerable newspaper. The Sun's parent company, Chicago-based Tribune, bought back more than $4 billion in shares in...
Karen Bokram takes the reigns of her magazine.
From her seat at a table in Roland Park's Petit Louis Bistro, Karen Bokram's intense brown eyes scan the room. Blond hair pulled into a ponytail, one hand cupping a Blackberry, she seems the very...