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Donna Hamilton retires after 23 years as an anchor for WBAL-TV

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Image via WBAL-TV

WBAL-TV has bid goodbye to longtime reporter and anchor Donna Hamilton.

The Onion prods Baltimore once again, this time for its millennial appeal

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Image via The Onion

Here’s some national press that Mayor Catherine Pugh may be none too pleased about: The Onion has rolled out a blunt fictional tagline for the city to try to draw young people in, worded simply, “You Get Used to It.”

Mayor’s office plans to extend PR consultant’s contract with one-year, $150K deal

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The Tucker Group LLC logo. Image via LinkedIn.

Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office plans to re-up its contract with local public relations pro Gregory Tucker, at a cost of $150,000 to taxpayers over the next year.

WBAL-TV’s Adam May is leaving TV news, and Baltimore

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Veteran Baltimore TV news reporter Adam May is leaving WBAL and Charm City behind for a communications job in his home city of Minneapolis.

The 5 most cringe-worthy moments from Mayor Pugh’s interview with Laura Ingraham

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Screenshot via Fox News

Mayor Catherine Pugh accepted an invite to go on Fox News’ conservative punditry program “The Ingraham Angle” last night, and things went as expected. In an alternate universe, a thoughtful discussion would have taken place about Pugh’s plan to bus Baltimore students to the “March for Our Lives” anti-gun violence rally on March 24 in D.C. Unsurprisingly, that didn’t happen, as the conversation swiftly spiraled into a painful eight minutes of Pugh and her host talking over each other, flinging stats around and making snide remarks.

To save you the headache of watching, we’ve rounded up the five most cringe-worthy moments:

Mayor Pugh Uses Media Event to Slam Media, City’s ‘Perception Problem’

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Mayor Catherine Pugh speaks at an event hosted by Baltimore Magazine to celebrate visionaries. Image via Facebook Live.

At the Parkway Theatre last night, Baltimore magazine held an event touting visionaries in the city, people profiled in the current issue who “are shaping the future of Baltimore—one big idea at a time.”

Baltimore Beat, a Brand New Alt-Weekly, Will Run its First Issue in Two Weeks

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The logo for Baltimore Beat, via its new website.

Before the dust even settled, a new alt-weekly has announced it’s moving into Baltimore to help fill the void left by the very recent shutdown of City Paper.

City Paper Shuts Down, and We’re All Worse Off

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The final edition of Baltimore City Paper.

Today is a dismal day for the Baltimore media landscape, whether you liked reading Baltimore City Paper or not.

WEAA Has a New General Manager

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Mireille Grangenois, photo via Morgan State University

The public radio station housed on Morgan State University’s campus is under new leadership.

Local Publisher Launches Video Interview Website

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Edwin Warfield, publisher of citybizlist and former publisher of Warfield’s and The Daily Record, has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to the popular CEO video interviews he has published on citybizlist. The new site, known as Warfield.co, will serve as a dedicated repository for more than 300 interviews Warfield has conducted over the last two years. Those interviewed include entrepreneurs, CEOs, angels, disruptors, innovators and professionals in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington.

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