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Report: Stewart Bainum Jr. Plans To Launch ‘The Baltimore Banner,’ An All-Digital News Outlet

Stewart W. Bainum Jr., the hotel magnate who launched a failed bid to acquire The Sun and the rest of the newspapers owned by Tribune Publishing, plans to open a new nonprofit, all-digital publication called The Baltimore Banner, according to a new report in The Atlantic. Bainum, chairman of Choice Hotels International, told the magazine the organization will start with an annual operating budget of $15 million and a staff of 50 journalists. In preparation for the launch, Bainum met with local news start-ups around the country to learn best practices and came away thinking all of them needed more funding to bulk up operations.

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Clyde Boatwright, President of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police, on the Defund Movement

Clyde Boatwright, President of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police, joins C4 and Bryan Nehman on WBAL radio to discuss the Defund movement, recent statements by a Baltimore City Council Member, and the way forward for Maryland policing. Listen in for a discussion of good policing, attrition, hiring, and the atmosphere of policing.

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Clyde Boatwright, President of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police, on the Defund Movement
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