March 9, 1989
Larry D. Strutton, executive vice president-operations for the Los Angeles Times, has been appointed president of the Baltimore Sun newspaper, effective April 1. In his new post, Strutton, 48, will be responsible for all business, financial and operational segments of the Baltimore Sun. He will report to Reg Murphy, publisher and chief executive of the newspaper. Both The Times and the Sun are owned by Times Mirror Co.
January 7, 2004 |
The Baltimore Sun fired Pulitzer Prize winner William K. Marimow as editor and senior vice president and replaced him with Timothy A. Franklin of the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel. At a staff meeting, the Sun's publisher and chief executive, Denise Palmer, declined to discuss whether she had specific disagreements with Marimow, saying instead that she wanted to pick her management team. "It's the publisher's prerogative to choose an editor whom the publisher wants to work with.
February 11, 1993
Michael J. Davies has resigned as publisher of the Baltimore Sun for personal reasons, the paper's Los Angeles-based parent, Times Mirror Co., announced Wednesday. Davies, 48, will remain at the Sun until March 15 before moving to New York, where his wife, Cynthia McFadden, is an anchor for Court TV, said officials at Times Mirror. Until a successor is named, the Sun's senior vice presidents will report to Richard T. Schlosberg III, vice president for Times Mirror group newspapers.
June 14, 1986 |
Members of the families that control A. S. Abell Co. have ratified the sale of their holdings, including the Baltimore Sun and Evening Sun, to Times Mirror Co. for $600 million. The proposed sale to the owners of the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers drew quick approval and no discussion at a shareholders meeting Thursday.
December 3, 1997
Donald H. Patterson Sr., 81, former publisher and last in a series of fathers and sons who presided over the Baltimore Sun newspapers for much of this century. Patterson rose through the newspaper's management ranks after distinguished Navy service in World War II, was named publisher in 1977 and given the added position of president of the parent A.S. Abell Co. two years later. He retired in 1983.
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October 24, 2013 |
Of all the potential indignities involved in being a “Hooters Girl,” who'd have guessed you could get canned for having the wrong hair color? That's what Farryn Johnson, a 25-year-old waitress, has alleged in a racial discrimination complaint against Hooters Harborplace in Baltimore, and its corporate parent, Hooters of America. Johnson was fired from the Baltimore venue, she said, because she has blond highlights. “They specifically said black women don't have blond in their hair so you need to take it out,” Johnson told Baltimore TV station WJZ. I guess Hooters has never heard of Beyonce . Or Mary J. Blige.