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David Zurawik
Critic
My Role

I am the TV/media critic at the Baltimore Sun. I write the Z on TV blog at baltimoresun.com. I also do a weekly radio report, "Media Matters: Take on Television," at Baltimore's public radio statioon WYPR-FM (88.1) as part of a content sharing agreement between the station and the Sun.
My Biography

I have been the Baltimore Sun's TV critic since 1989. Before that I was TV critic/columnist at the Dallas Times Herald. I earned a Ph.D. in American Studies (pop culture-media studies) from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2000. I have an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin in specialized reporting (pop culture). I am the author of "The Jews of Prime Time," a look at 50 years of Jewish idenitity in front of behind the cameras of network TV (Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England, 2003).
My Interests

TV and media.
My Recent Articles

Duff Goldman 'Ace' of two Food Network shows now 1/23/2015
At the start of Duff Goldman's new Food Network show, "Kids Baking Championship," which premieres next week,eight pint-sized pastry-chef contestants are lined up onstage to meet their co-hosts, Goldman and actress Valerie Bertinelli.

Ex-Baltimore sports reporter Jen Royle eliminated on ABC's 'The Taste' 1/22/2015
Former Baltimore radio sports reporter Jen Royle was eliminated Thursday on ABC’s “The Taste” after making it to the finals.

Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role 1/16/2015
It's been an epic week for Amazon, Maura Pfefferman and streaming TV.

Michelle Butt leaving WBAL to head North Carolina station 1/12/2015
Michelle Butt, news director at WBAL-TV and radio station WBAL-AM, is leaving to be president and general manager at WXII-TV, an NBC affiliate in North Carolina.

Kevin Spacey wins Golden Globe as best drama actor 1/11/2015
Kevin Spacey, star of Maryland-made "House of Cards," won a Golden Globe Sunday night as best actor in a drama.