CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has been named American University’s “Wonk of the Year.”
The Washington Post is its own lead story. The Post is being purchased for $250 million by Jeffrey Bezos, the founder and billionaire CEO of Amazon.com.
The University of Maryland has announced the creation of an annual award that will be given to a sports journalist or broadcaster who has made “significant contributions to racial and gender equality in sports.”
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display in Washington.
Legendary Baltimore broadcaster Ron Smith is being posthumously inducted into the Maryland DC Delaware Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.
The vice president’s office has apologized to a University of Maryland journalism student after he was forced to delete photos of a Joe Biden event.
The dean of the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism says he will leave in June 2012 in order to teach at the college.