Tribune Publishing, owner of more than a half dozen newspapers, including The Sun, is starting the new year offering company-wide buyouts, president and CEO Tim Knight announced in an email to employees.
Baltimore Sun, Chesapeake News Guild raise concerns about new investment from ‘destroyer of newspapers’
More than 400 journalists at Tribune Publishing newspapers, including dozens at outlets operated by the Baltimore Sun Media Group, petitioned the company’s board of directors to reaffirm a commitment to local journalism in the wake of investments by Alden Global Capital, once dubbed a “destroyer of newspapers.”
Baltimore Sun reviewer Christina Tkacik thought the crab cakes at The Choptank were bland, the french fries were “cardboard-stiff,” the calamari had too much Old Bay (if there is such a thing) and the atmosphere was stuffy.
A former Baltimore Evening Sun reporter will soon be honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
As a reporter for WBAL-TV, Kate Amara has covered murder trials, natural disasters, local government and protests, to name a few topics.
Since the spring, that has included at least four instances reporting on the goings-on in Howard County, topics that included the groundbreaking of a new court house, County Executive Calvin Ball’s proposals for mitigating floods in Ellicott City and a spate of tire and rim thefts police were investigating.
But in a Sept. 5 email sent to all the members of the Howard County Council and the Howard County Board of Education, she raised questions about a resolution calling on the school boundaries to be redrawn so the district is truly integrated–not as a reporter, she said, but as a resident and mother.
Months after asking a question on the air that many decried as racist, and subsequently being fired from WJZ, TV news anchor Mary Bubala has landed at WBFF Fox 45.
She started working at the station as a reporter yesterday, news director Mike Tomko told Baltimore Fishbowl. The Sun first reported the news of her hiring.
The Baltimore Sun Guild has accepted a three-year extension with Tribune Publishing, keeping in place step-increase raises for young journalists, merit raises and other protections from the newsroom’s previous contract.
As newsroom employees continue their fight for wage increases, The Sun is losing three well-known staffers to other jobs.
City Hall reporter Ian Duncan is leaving for The Washington Post, and investigative reporter Doug Donovan and opinion editor Andrew Green are taking positions at Johns Hopkins University, sources at the newspaper confirmed.
Conservative talking head and Baltimore agitator Tucker Carlson’s early October appearance at the Modell Lyric has been called off.
You might have noticed something amiss today if you browsed Baltimore’s flagship daily in print or online: A number of reporters and photographers aren’t credited for their work.