Jonathan Ehrens en Midday on Media <p>The Baltimore Sun's television critic David Zurawik makes his monthly visit to Midday. Among the stories we'll discuss this hour is&nbsp; David Letterman's retirement from late night television, and Stephen Colbert's takeover of his show.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:59:29 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11668 at Midday on Media 1954 <p>Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first-ever game played by the Orioles in Baltimore. On that day, the team drew a capacity crowd of 46,354 to brand-new Memorial Stadium. As we mark 60 years of Major League Baseball in Baltimore, our guest is <a href="">Bill Madden</a>, veteran sportswriter for the New York Daily News and author of "1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball."</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:19:34 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11606 at 1954 Baltimore Tech Entrepreneurship <p>A conversation about the Baltimore start-up scene with the tech entrepreneur <a href="">Greg Cangialosi</a>, co-founder of the Blue Sky Factory email marketing company and CEO of the online event ticket merchant, <a href="">MissionTix</a>. Cangialosi is also co-founder of <a href="">Betamore</a>, a Federal Hill campus that encourages technology entrepreneurship, and <a href="">the Baltimore Angels</a>, a group of investors that helps fund area start-ups.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:49:34 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11386 at Baltimore Tech Entrepreneurship The Ivy League and Vietnam <p>Loopholes in the draft helped many young, well-educated men dodge the Vietnam War. But not all Ivy Leaguers chose to do so. This hour, we'll hear from <strong>Phil Schaefer, Alan McKee</strong> and <strong>Bill Riggs</strong>, three Dartmouth College graduates with connections to Maryland, who contributed to a new book of essays, “Dartmouth Veterans—Vietnam Perspectives.”</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:23:10 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11317 at The Ivy League and Vietnam Ed Battles <p>A look at three education battles in Maryland. Dan talks with <a href=""><strong>Liz Bowie</strong></a>, education reporter for The Baltimore Sun, about the controversial Common Core curriculum. Then: Harford County Executive<a href=""> <strong>David Craig</strong> </a>and <strong>Ryan Burbey </strong>of the <a href="">Harford County Education Association</a>, on what Burbey says is a dire lack of adequate school funding there. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:18:25 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11316 at Ed Battles General Assembly Wrap <p>The day after the Maryland General Assembly session ends, we take a look at what was accomplished, or not. Our guests:<a href=""> <strong>Chris Connelly</strong></a>, WYPR state house reporter; <a href=""><strong>C. Fraser Smith</strong></a>, WYPR senior news analyst; and <strong>Erin Cox</strong>, Maryland politics reporter for The Baltimore Sun.</p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>ADDITIONAL READING:</strong></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:55:50 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11248 at General Assembly Wrap How To Talk To Your Doc <p><strong>Dr. Zackary Berger</strong>, author of "Talking to Your Doctor: A Patient’s Guide to Communication in the Exam Room and Beyond," joins Midday on Health contributor <strong>Dr. John </strong><strong>Cmar</strong> to talk about ways to better communicate and create a healthier relationship with your doctor and the health care system. Original air date 08/05/13</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:29:48 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11200 at How To Talk To Your Doc Midday on Film <p>Critics<strong> Linda DeLibero</strong> and <strong>Christopher Llewellyn Reed</strong> join us to discuss the life and career of one of Hollywood’s original “it girls,” Barbara Stanwyck. We’ll also be joined by Stanwyck biographer Victoria Wilson, author of "A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:49:55 +0000 Dan Rodricks & Jonathan Ehrens 11093 at Midday on Film Doug Gansler <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A conversation with two-term Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler, a Democratic candidate for governor in the June 24 primary.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:13:02 +0000 Jonathan Ehrens & Dan Rodricks 11054 at Doug Gansler The New Era of Music Distribution <p>Streaming services Spotify, Pandora, YouTube and iTunes Radio have transformed the music industry by allowing consumers to listen to whatever they want, whenever they want it, at almost no cost.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:49:54 +0000 Jonathan Ehrens 10749 at The New Era of Music Distribution