David Zurawik: Mayor should focus more on solving Baltimore's problems. She bashes media instead

With all the monumental problems facing Baltimore today, like members of the police department being on trial in what may be the worst corruption case in the force’s history, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s remarks at a Baltimore magazine event Thursday night raised some eyebrows. Speaking at a gathering to celebrate 30 area residents featured as “visionaries” in the magazine’s February issue, Pugh wasted no time in going after the media again for Baltimore’s image problems. Even though she didn’t name them in the speech, she targeted The Baltimore Sun and one of its reporters. A spokesman for the mayor confirmed Friday that she was talking about The Sun in her remarks. (Balt. Sun)

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