COVID Kills Maryland-Michigan State Game

The University of Maryland canceled its last football game of the regular season on Thursday after more than a dozen UMD players tested positive for COVID-19. The game, originally scheduled for Saturday against Michigan State, may not be Maryland’s last of the season if the team decides to compete in the postseason. Six members of the Terrapins’ coaching staff also tested positive, according to the school.

College Football Reeling As Maryland-Ohio State Game Is Latest Cancellation

The Big Ten’s Maryland-Ohio State matchup this weekend has been canceled, joining a slate of SEC games already on the sidelines because of COVID-19 positive tests. Maryland-Ohio State was nixed after the Terrapins paused team activities Wednesday while announcing that eight players had tested positive. The game will not be made up, which could have crucial implications for major power Ohio State’s national championship aspirations in an already-shortened season.

Scripps Howard Foundation Funding Investigative Centers

In a move to advance high-quality enterprise journalism, the Scripps Howard Foundation today announced a $6 million investment into the creation of two centers for investigative journalism.   Arizona State University and the University of Maryland will each receive $3 million over three years from the Scripps Howard Foundation to establish a Howard Center for […]

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Study: Some TV News Viewers Misinformed

News organizations can educate voters about public policy and economic conditions, but they can also misinform voters. As if to prove the point, a study by WorldPublicOpinion.org, a project that is managed by the Program on International Policy Attitudes at the University of Maryland, finds that “substantial levels of misinformation” seeped out to the U.S. electorate at the time of the midterm elections this year.