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Baltimore Sun
September 17, 2010
Two dead in shooting at Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the Johns Hopkins Hospital shooting incident that wounded a physician. Several hospital employees were interviewed.

Baltimore Sun
September 17, 2010
Hopkins surgeon 'a good friend and a nice guy'
Johns Hopkins angle: This sidebar includes comments from people who were acquainted with the physician who was shot Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Hopkins shooting timeline
Johns Hopkins angle: This sidebar recounts the sequence of events in the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
September 17, 2010
Experts: No need for metal detectors at Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This article related to the Johns Hopkins Hospital shooting quotes Harry Koffenberger, vice president for corporate security at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Hopkins work goes on despite incident
Johns Hopkins angle: This sidebar concerning the Johns Hopkins Hospital shooting includes a quote from an e-mail message sent to students, faculty and staff by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
VIDEO: Interview with Justin Fenton
Johns Hopkins angle: This news item links to a video report of Sun reporter Justin Fenton from the scene of the Johns Hopkins Hospital shooting.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Getting There: Police say Hopkins Hospital open despite incident
Johns Hopkins angle: This sidebar article concerns traffic issues related to Thursday’s shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
In naming doctor shot at Hopkins, media betrays patient confidentiality
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editor is related to Thursday’s shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
September 17, 2010
Z on TV: Hopkins media coverage -- Good reporting, bad tweets
Johns Hopkins angle: This column reviews TV news coverage in connection with Thursday’s Johns Hopkins Hospital shooting incident.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
WMAR airs 'Grey's' episode - echo of Hopkins events
Johns Hopkins angle: This Z on TV column mentions that WMAR-TV on Thursday night aired a rerun of the medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” that contained “graphic violence eerily similar to the real-life events that took place earlier in the day at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.”

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Justin Fenton's Twitter feed: Johns Hopkins shooting
Johns Hopkins angle: This sidebar collects the reporter’s Twitter messages regarding the shooting at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Facts about Johns Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: This sidebar features information about Johns Hopkins Hospital.

CNN.com
September 17, 2010
Police: Maryland shooter distraught about mother's prognosis
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a physician and then apparently killed his mother and himself.

CNN.com
September 17, 2010
Bitten, shot, spat on: Violence in hospitals common for staff
Johns Hopkins angle: An article about violence in hospitals mentions yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

WBAL TV 11 (Baltimore)
September 17, 2010
Hopkins Doctor Expected To Be OK
Johns Hopkins angle: WBAL reports that the Johns Hopkins doctor shot by a 50-year-old man (who later turned a handgun on his mother and then himself) has been an orthopedic doctor for nearly 20 years. The physician was listed in stable condition after police said he was shot by Paul Warren Pardus, who apparently was distraught over his 84-year-old mother's condition.

WJZ-TV 13 (Baltimore)
September 16, 2010
Hopkins Shooting Causes Problems For The Area
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's incident in which the son of a patient at the Johns Hopkins Hospital shot and wounded a physician before apparently killing his mother and himself.

WJZ-TV 13 (Baltimore)
September 16, 2010
Neighbors & Relatives Discuss Hopkins Shooting
Johns Hopkins angle: Short article about reaction of the neighbors of the Johns Hopkins physician who was shot and wounded yesterday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

WTOP (D.C.)
September 17, 2010
Metal detectors not likely at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: Harry Koffenberger, vice-president of security for Johns Hopkins Hospital, is quoted in this story about security.

The Washington Post
September 16, 2010
Gunman kills himself, mother at Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a man shot a doctor then shot his mother, a patient, and himself at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The Washington Post
September 17, 2010
Arlington man kills mother and self in standoff at Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that a man shot a doctor before turning the gun on his mother, a patient, and himself at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 16, 2010
MTA reports no delays in bus routes by Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on city bus traffic following the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 16, 2010
Hopkins sent text, e-mail to employees following shooting
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on the emergency plan that was put in place for the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 16, 2010
Johns Hopkins shooting brings hospitals' emergency plans to fore
Johns Hopkins angle: This story examines how other health care facilities might respond to an emergency following the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 16, 2010
Suspect shot dead after Hopkins Hospital shooting
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 16, 2010
Statement to Johns Hopkins staff, students
Johns Hopkins angle: This statement to Johns Hopkins students, faculty and staff was released following the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Maryland Daily Record
September 16, 2010
Distraught Hopkins gunman killed himself, mother
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the shooting incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Frederick News-Post
September 17, 2010
Frederick woman at Hopkins during shooting
Johns Hopkins angle: Report that a Frederick woman was a patient at Johns Hopkins Hospital during an incident in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a physician before apparently killing his mother and himself.

Wall Street Journal
September 16, 2010
Johns Hopkins Gunman Kills Mother Then Self
Johns Hopkins angle: This video reports on the incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which a man allegedly shot a doctor, his mother and himself.

Wall Street Journal (AP)
September 16, 2010
Police: Hospital Suspect Killed Self, Mother
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that a man shot a doctor, his mother, and himself, at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Bradenton Herald (AP)
September 16, 2010
Mother, son dead at Johns Hopkins, doctor shot
Johns Hopkins angle: Associated Press coverage of yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a doctor and then apparently killed his mother and himself.

Calgary Herald (AFP)
September 17, 2010
Murder-suicide rocks top U.S. hospital after man hears mother's diagnosis
Johns Hopkins angle: Agence France-Presse coverage of yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a physician and then apparently killed his mother and then himself.

New York Post
September 17, 2010
Killer son's hosp rampage
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's incident in which the son of a patient at the Johns Hopkins Hospital shot and wounded a physician before apparently killing his mother and himself.

WKET (Texas)
September 17, 2010
Man goes on shooting spree at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a doctor and then apparently killed his mother and himself.

Anderson Independent Mail (S.C.)
September 17, 2010
List of fatal shootings at eight U.S. hospitals this year
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this Scripps Howard News Service story, so far this year, there have been fatal shootings at eight hospitals across the United States, including Thursday's deadly attack at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Daily Mail Online (UK)
September 17, 2010
Gun terror at America's top hospital: Man shoots doctor before killing his own mother and then himself
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a doctor and then apparently killed his mother and himself.

London Daily Standard
September 17, 2010
Man shoots doctor in hospital siege
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a doctor and then apparently killed his mother and himself.

Top News UK
September 17, 2010
Security “Alarms” at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: Harry Koffenberger, vice-president of security for Johns Hopkins Hospital, is mentioned in this story about hospital security.

Top News UK
September 17, 2010
Differing Reports on Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Shootout Case
Johns Hopkins angle: More coverage of Thursday's incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital, in which the son of a patient shot and wounded a doctor before apparently killing his mother and himself.

New York Times
September 16, 2010
Shooting Prompts Warning With `Grey’s Anatomy’
Johns Hopkins angle: This media column reports that a repeat two-part episode of ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” would be broadcast with a viewer warning Thursday because parts of the script closely parallel a shooting that happened at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Hollywood Reporter
September 17, 2010
Shooting prompts 'Grey's Anatomy' advisory
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that on Thursday night, ABC aired an advisory before a rerun of 'Grey's Anatomy,' warning that the episode shown had uncanny similarities to the shocking murders that had occurred hours earlier at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

TV Squad
September 17, 2010
Baltimore Hospital Shootings Prompt 'Grey's Anatomy' Advisory
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that "ABC was moved Thursday night to air an advisory before a rerun of 'Grey's Anatomy.' The episode shown had uncanny similarities to the shocking murders that had occurred hours earlier at Johns Hopkins Hospital."

MyFoxDC
September 17, 2010
TV Station Re-Airs Show That Deals with Hospital Shooting on Night Shooting Occurs at Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Fox reports that Baltimore’s ABC affiliate, WMAR, aired a repeat episode Thursday night of the medical show ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ that involved a man going on a shooting spree at a hospital, and beforehand, aired warnings before and during the show telling viewers the episode contained ‘events similar’ to those that occurred that afternoon at Johns Hopkins.

Danville Daily Item (Pa.)
September 17, 2010
Valley hospitals ready for hostage situations
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Thursday's incident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The Washington Post
September 16, 2010
New global rankings: Hopkins high, G'town low
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog reports that Johns Hopkins University placed 13th in the London Times' Higher Education World University Rankings.

Maryland Daily Record
September 16, 2010
Movers: 9/17/2010
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief states that on July 1, Caroline Laguerre-Brown was appointed vice provost for institutional equity at Johns Hopkins University.

PsychCentral
September 17, 2010
Chronic Stress Leaves Mark on Depression, Bipolar Genes
Johns Hopkins angle: Chronic release of ordinary stress hormones may leave a long-term mark on the genome and influence the expression of genes responsible for mood and behavior, says a new study led by James Potash of the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Alzheimer's: the forgotten disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Laura L. Ebner, a third-year resident in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
September 16, 2010
Magic of Maggini
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on a 390-year-old violin that was donated recently to the Peabody Institute by Karl Kostoff, who retired from JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory. Also quoted in the story are Peabody faculty member Keng-Yuen Tseng and Peabody curator of instruments Linda Goodwin.

Jazz Times
September 15, 2010
Michael Formanek: Practice What You Teach
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature on bassist Michael Formanek mentions that in 2001, he accepted a part-time teaching position in the newly founded jazz department at the Peabody Conservatory, a job that became full time in 2003,

Macon Telegraph (Georgia)
September 17, 2010
Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra expands outreach for fourth season
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that Taneea Hull, clarinet soloist, and her husband Dawson Hull, piano soloist, both graduated from the Peabody Conservatory.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

NPR – Planet Money blog
September 15, 2010
College Costs: Beyond The Sticker Price
The sticker price for a year of college is a lot different than what people actually pay and private colleges have grown a bit more aggressive in offering discounts in recent years, according to the College Board.

Albany Times-Union (N.Y.)
September 17, 2010
Full mind, empty pockets
Mark Kantrowitz, director of FinAid.org, says many college graduates will still be paying off student loans when their own children go to college and large debt burdens will force many to push back life plans, like having children and buying a house.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 16, 2010
Harrisburg U.'s Social-Media Blackout Is More of a Brownout
The university's provost says he succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of the implications of social networking, even if students sneaked onto Facebook.


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