September 2, 2011
Your August 28 editorial, "A summer job in every pot," was as predictable as it was disappointing. The Baltimore Sun believes the goals of the BUILD agenda are "laudable" just unrealistic in the current economy. In a rather condescending tone, the editorial chides both the candidates and the people who elect them for the audacity of believing that these laudable goals are achievable in the current economic situation. It's what we've come to expect in Baltimore - resignation and cynicism cast as realism.
October 3, 2002
An editorial yesterday said the number of City Council members has not changed since 1922; however, from 1946 to 1966 there were two additional members.
March 26, 1996
An editorial yesterday misidentified the new executive director of the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association. He is Carroll Armstrong, not Anthony Armstrong. The editorial also mischaracterized the mayor's relationship with Carroll Armstong. They are not long-time acquaintances, having met just twice before.The Sun regrets the errors.Pub Date: 3/26/96
December 11, 2003
Robert Bartley, 66, who won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing and became one of the nation's most influential journalists as editorial voice of The Wall Street Journal for decades, died of cancer yesterday. A week ago he was chosen by the White House to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
October 26, 2010
Our journalism world made news itself the other day when National Public Radio fired one of its longtime stars, Juan Williams, ostensibly for expressing a personal opinion on Fox News not to the liking of NPR managers. In saying he gets "worried" and "nervous" when he sees a fellow passenger on a plane dressed "in Muslim garb," Mr. Williams, an NPR statement declared, was "inconsistent with our editorial standards and practices, and undermined his credibility as a news analyst with NPR. " Never mind that he said later on the same Fox show that it was wrong to finger all Muslims as "extremists.
November 24, 1994
Checks for the Bags of Plenty campaign should be mailed to P.O. Box 75164, Baltimore, Md. 21275-5164. An editorial published yesterday gave the address for the Maryland Food Bank, which also participates in the campaign.
June 4, 2000
"We've got to come to grips with transportation in this state or we're going to be behind the eight ball." Maryland House Speaker Caspar Taylor at a meeting of The Sun's Editorial board.