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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

Elijah Cummings under increasing fire from conservative media on IRS role 4/16/2014
Fox News hammering away morning and night on Baltimore congressman Fox News has a new punching bag this week: Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Don Scott leaving WJZ-TV in July 4/15/2014
Morning show host retiring after four decades in Baltimore TV Don Scott announced that he's retiring from WJZ-TV July 12.

Be careful, or you'll find yourself adrift in 'Fargo' 4/15/2014
New FX series based on 'Minnesota nice' feature film easy to get caught up in

The end begins for 'Mad Men' 4/14/2014
In final season, expect to witness the anguish of Don, the power of Peggy I have a feeling "Mad Men" is not going to end so happily for some of its fans.

Ed Kiernan stepping down as head of WBAL/WIYY radio 4/11/2014
Will move pave the way for more merging of radio-TV operations? After 45 years in the radio business, Ed Kiernan Friday told the staff at WBAL that he will be retiring this summer as vice president and general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.