Amidst “intimidating” tweets from Trump, envoy tells impeachment probe of ‘smear campaign’

WASHINGTON – As Marie Yovanovitch, ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified before the House Intelligence Committee Friday as part of the impeachment inquiry, she was attacked on Twitter by President Donald Trump.  The historic moment was labeled by the panel’s…

Congress looks to remove ‘illegal alien’ from federal use

WASHINGTON – Just three years ago, the words “oriental” and “negro” were removed from federal laws and regulations, after a bill to ban the offensive words unanimously passed Congress. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-New York, pushed the legislation through, under the…

Twitter users have mixed feelings rising popularity of electric scooters and bikes

Car-alternative transportation options, like bikes and scooters, are growing in popularity in many cities, though the craze is slow to come to Maryland.

#ReadAcrossAmerica campaign celebrates reading and literacy

Celebrate a belated #ReadAcrossAmericaDay at one of Maryland’s 200 libraries, branches and bookmobiles.

Patriotic Pups: Maryland pets show up at the polls

CNS gathered some of the best photos of pets voting (along with their humans) in last week’s midterm election.

Marylanders react to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s #SCOTUS confirmation

Both Maryland residents and politicians used Twitter to share their opinions about the recently confirmed Supreme Court Justice.

We interviewed five of the people who run NBA Twitter accounts

NBA team Twitter accounts have tapped into the social zeitgeist in a way that sets them apart from sports franchises in other leagues. That’s not an accident.

The top eight moments in NBA Twitter history

From the tweet that got an NBA social media manager fired to the tweet that led to another social media manager getting married, there have been hundreds of funny and meaningful moments in the relatively short history of NBA Twitter.  

The hidden Twitter relationships of NBA teams

At Capital News Service, we analyzed every conversation between NBA teams on Twitter since 2012 — about 1,900 in total — to uncover the hidden relationships between teams.

On Twitter, creative, meme-filled conversations help NBA stand out

Far more than in other professional sports leagues, NBA teams’ official social presences have adopted online personas that mimic the meme-filled, emoji-heavy method of discourse favored by young digital natives.

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