February 13 // Chaos overwhelms Pugh's 'narrative'

Mayor Catherine Pugh says the media — and in particular, this newspaper — is too negative, playing up any “I got you moment” it can find rather than describing the good things that are happening here. We suppose she means we should be covering things like the grassroots cabinet she has quietly assembled to connect people who work every day to build a stronger Baltimore with each other and city agencies, as we did on the front page of Monday’s paper. Or the recent improvements in violent crime rates, as in the story in the Sunday paper a couple of weeks ago that analyzed the statistics crime-by-crime to demonstrate that Mayor Pugh is right to say things have been trending in the right direction. (Balt. Sun)

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