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George Solomon reflects on the legacy of David Stern
  • Former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died Jan. 1, “challenged many journalists and we were better for it,” Povich Center director George Solomon writes.

Solomon Weighs in on Astros Incident with Taubman
  • George Solomon asks if the incident with Houston Astros assistant general manager Brandon Taubman will lead to improvements in the locker rooms for women sportswritiers.

Despite Industry Woes, Good Journalism Sill Exists
  • George Solomon breaks down a tough few weeks in the journalism industry and offers advice to Merrill College students as they prepare for the new school year.

George Solomon Reflects on Bob Ley’s Career at ESPN
  • ESPN lost a powerful voice for journalism when Bob Ley, who was Mr. “Outside the Lines” for years and a conscience of the network for nearly 40 years, announced his retirement June 28.

George Solomon’s Farewell to Class of 2019
  • George Solomon bids farewell to the Class of 2019 and asks some experts in the business what the future of journalism looks like.

George Solomon Remembers Dan Jenkins
  • George Solomon reflects on the life of Dan Jenkins, who died Thursday at the age of 90, saying Jenkins was always approachable, never boastful about anything he’d written or done.

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Panelists Talk ‘The Great American Sports Page’
  • Taking a wide-ranging look at the past, present and future of the field, several of the top sportswriters in the country discussed John Schulian’s “The Great American Sports Page.”

Kurkjian On Nats’ Title: A Story You Can’t Make Up
  • Some of the top baseball writers in the D.C. area gathered at Knight Hall Dec. 2 to discuss what it was like to cover the Washington Nationals’ championship season.

Symposium Highlights Investigative Journalism
  • A star-studded group of panelists spoke on the importance of good investigative journalism during the 14th annual Povich Symposium at the University of Maryland Nov. 12.

Nov. 12 Panel will Spotlight Investigative Stories
  • The opening of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism earlier this year helped inspire the theme of the 14th annual Povich Symposium.

For Alums, Covering Stanley Cup a Lifelong Dream
  • For Merrill graduates Stephen Whyno ‘07 and Sammi Silber ‘19, covering hockey is the stuff of childhood fantasy.

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention
  • Merrill College students Andy Kostka and Alex Murphy reflect on what they learned at the Associated Press Sports Editors conference in Atlanta this summer.

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