Michael Rosenwald

Reporter, caterer of storiesMostly Maryland. Occasionally elsewhere.

The latest from Michael

The decision by Beretta USA will cost about 160 jobs in southern Prince George’s County.

  • Jul 22, 2014

The zombie apocalypse inspires gun enthusiasts, with thousands signing up for zombie hunting classes.

  • Jul 5, 2014

A political novice, the economics professor is obsessed with capitalism and ethics.

  • Jun 11, 2014

At 82, the executive chairman of the hotel giant is among a group of corporate titans who refuse to retire.

  • Jun 10, 2014

Status updates and retweets are leading to flirting, dating and marriage for more couples.

  • Jun 8, 2014

Anthony Rackley gets a chance to return to Oklahoma, where he made a new life before surrendering.

  • Jun 3, 2014

The stigma of obesity makes the dueling problems hard to illuminate and fix.

  • May 12, 2014

In western Maryland, Hagerstown is trying to address unemployment and obesity among its residents.

  • May 11, 2014

Vitriol from gun rights activists prompted a Rockville gun dealer to back away from the weapon.

  • May 2, 2014

The owner of a gun store about to sell the nation’s first smart gun backed down after death threats.

  • May 2, 2014

Rockville gun shop co-owner backed down late Thursday after enduring a day of protests and death threats.

  • May 2, 2014

Before leaving Texas Tech for Webster, a chess coach demanded a $250,000 salary, plus bonuses.

  • Apr 28, 2014

National Park Service says it should have had more employees to handle cleanup from the mammoth turnout.

  • Apr 14, 2014

They came for the cherry blossoms, but crowds also wound up photographing trash heaps

  • Apr 13, 2014

A technical analysis of a viral story about reading in the digital age reveals an interesting truth.

  • Apr 11, 2014

The late night host devoted his entire monologue last night to a Washington Post story about how the internet is messing with our ability to read long texts.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Webster University, the new powerhouse of college chess, won its second straight Final Four. The University of Maryland Baltimore County finished second.

  • Apr 7, 2014

Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading

  • Apr 6, 2014

The University of Maryland Baltimore County joins the nation’s other top chess teams at this weekend’s Final Four.

  • Apr 4, 2014

10 snow days just were not enough.

  • Mar 18, 2014
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About Michael
Michael Rosenwald is a reporter on the Post?s local enterprise team. He writes about the intersection of technology, business and culture. Prior to joining the Post in 2004, he was a reporter at the Boston Globe. He has also written for several national magazines and was a finalist for the National Magazine Awared in feature writing. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and the University of Pittsburgh.
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