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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

Delighted to have 'The Americans' back on FX and the dark streets of D.C. 1/28/2015
“The Americans” returns tonight for the start of Season 3 on FX, and I’m right back in Ronald Reagan’s America with Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) Jennings.

Tim Tunison named news director at WBAL-TV 1/27/2015
Tim Tunison has been named news director at WBAL-TV, according to Dan Joerres, president and general manger of the Hearst-owned station.

Kevin Spacey wins SAG award as best drama actor 1/25/2015
Kevin Spacey won the Screen Actors Guild Award as outstanding actor in a drama series Sunday.

Duff Goldman 'Ace' of two Food Network shows now 1/29/2015
Baltimore native hosts 'Kids Baking Championship' and 'Duff Till Dawn' Baltimore native hosts 'Kids Baking Championship' and 'Duff Till Dawn'

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.