Human services agencies in Maryland are threatened by a perfect storm of adverse conditions, a guest op-ed in the Baltimore Sun argues. As donations decrease and federal and state contributions are cut, agencies that provide care for the poor and the infirm will not be able to meet their missions. The column takes a big picture view, calling out stark stats; for example, more than half of organizations surveyed by a charities database reported a decrease in contributions.
10:40 AM - June 11, 2009
The Economy Today: Czar 21, Where Are You?
Headlines from California, Pennsylvania, and Maryland
#Realtalk: This isn’t another ‘golden age’ for print - But it is one for media
Social media in smaller markets - How three social media managers deal with smaller markets and more local coverage.
A rally for laid-off Sun-Times photogs - A protest Thursday morning drew about 150 picketers to the newspaper’s headquarters
Reporting, or illegal hacking - Scripps reporters are accused of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Exchange Watch: California Dreaming - Low healthcare premiums on the West Coast were trumpeted as a big, good-news Obamacare story. But: “Compared to what?”
The disappearance of ‘Sports of the Times’
“Millennials need organ transplants that fit easily into their always-connected lifestyles”
A conversation about the dark art of driving the conversation
The Ecuadorean embassy’s celebrity refugee is used to living in what Assange likens to a space station as he battles extradition
On the eve of two related SCOTUS decisions, how should journalists be covering the issue?
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.