At the Miami Herald, staffers are facing two weeks of unpaid furloughs this year and a hiring freeze has left key jobs unfilled for months. The paper's parent company, McClatchy, saw revenues drop 8 percent last year while advertising plummeted by 9 percent. So news that McClatchy has handsomely rew ... More >>
Anders Gyllenhaal has been executive editor of the Herald since 2007, and has shepherded the once great paper through some of its darker times. While the economy certainly played a heavy role, it's hard to pinpoint exactly what part of his performance made him deserving of a promotion. Yet, the pape ... More >>
More than two decades ago, I sat down to work in a sterile office in Doral, and a young woman next to me began swearing like a sailor. "Coño," she said louder than any office voice I had ever heard. "This salad sucks."Mindy Marques Gonzalez was the little sister to a bunch of determined newspape ... More >>
Faced with our revelations this morning that an FAU student and his friend had hoodwinked the paper into believing they were Russian basketball fans, the Herald has just issued the world's most wishy-washy correction:"A column that ran on page 1D of Wednesday's sports section might have included ... More >>
Last week, several Miami Herald editors and reporters wrote a letter to the paper's management asking it to stop focusing on delivering quick news and return to its roots in well-reported investigative journalism. We're not sure if this is the answer. But we are sure of one thing: the quality of ... More >>
Jeff Greene is feeling seriously bitter these days: not only did Kendrick Meek absolutely crush him in the Democratic Senate primary last week, but he looked like a total jerk when only 35 people showed up for his election night party. Couldn't he have at least paid a few extras to mill around an ... More >>
Dear Anders Gyllenhaal,It is not breaking news when the Wall Street Journal scooped you three days earlier.Cheers,Banana Republican
We certainly aren't above trafficking in celeb rumors, but we haven't won 20 Pulitzer prizes. In fact, when we do delve into pop culture hearsay we at least make sure it's relevant to the local community, and report it with a heavy tone of skepticism when applicable.The Miami Herald apparently do ... More >>
Navy Cmdr. Jeffrey Gordon is a 41-year-old career military officer. He is the chief spokesman for the most controversial outpost on the planet, the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. via Wikimedia CommonsAnd, if you're to believe a letter he sent to the Miami Herald last week, veteran Miami Herald repor ... More >>
Carol RosenbergAs has been reported just about everywhere, U.S. Navy Commander Jeffrey D. Gordon sent a sexual harassment complaint to Miami Herald Executive Editor Anders Gyllenhaal about the behavior of the paper's Guantánamo Bay correspondent, Carol Rosenberg. Among using other choice wo ... More >>
Radio Nacional via Flicker CCNegotiations are under way for the return of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. But here in Miami, a different conflict is brewing. On Tuesday, the Miami Herald ran an opinion piece about the removal of the mustachioed political leader. Writer Glenn Garvin describ ... More >>
The Miami Herald's executive editor Anders Gyllenhaal has been appointed head of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Here is your obvious joke: How is a man whose reign as head of the paper has been marked with a noticeable decline in quality supposed to head a board that judges the q ... More >>
Seems there are more preemptive obituaries for the Miami Herald than actual obituaries the paper runs nowadays. The boys over on Biscayne Bay have lately made it a point to let everyone know that in fact they aren't dead. First with letters to readers by both Executive Editor Anders Gyllenh ... More >>
Layoffs, partnerships, and the Net conspire to kill South Florida's dailies.
The newspaper's county hall reporter takes a six-figure job with the very people he was supposed to cover.