Joan Fleischman

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    July 12, 2010

    Dolphins Misspell Dwyane Wade's Name in Congratulatory Ad

    via NBCMiami​The Miami Dolphins aren't jealous that the Miami Heat pretty much stole their title as the city's favorite sports team with the signing of Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and LeBron James. No, sir. In fact, they put a full-page ad in both the Miami Herald and the Sun-Sentinel this weekend co ... More >>

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    July 29, 2009

    Joan Rivers Talks to Rich People, and You Can Watch It on Television

    ​This post is mainly to point out that even big-time newspapers (or whatever the New York Post is) make embarrassing headline typos once in a while (I hope the copy editor gets an email from the EIC with the subject "Can We Talk?"). But in a more local angle, it seems Joan Rovers Rivers ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009
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    February 19, 2009

    Dwyane Takes Siohvaughn to Court for Libel

    It appears the divorce of Dwyane Wade and his wonderfully named wife Siohvaughn is going to be one of the ugliest high-profile sports star divorces in recent memory. Siohvaughn's lawyers fired the first shot by claiming Wade gave her an unnamed STD. Then came some rumors that Siohvaughn went ballist ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    What has Dwyane Wade Done to his Beautiful Siohvaughn?

    Why did the Miami Herald let Joan Fleischman take a buyout and retire when she is the only person at that paper who continually brings it? And by bring it, I mean bring the most important celebrity STD stories to the Ayem Papyrus. This weekend she dug into the divorce papers of Miami Heat star Dwyan ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    Bloggers Pick Up on Carlos Alvarez Jr. Story Where Media Leaves Off

    If the release of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlo Alvarez's son from prison was a big deal, you wouldn't know it from any of the local media outlets (us included). The news broke nearly three months after the fact in, of all places, Joan Fleischman's Herald gossip column. We relegated it to a link ... More >>

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    October 22, 2008

    News Roundup

    The Herald just straight up said the long early voting lines are State Republican's fault. [Herald] Gawker says "nutty conservative weather-obsessed Miami queen blogger" Matt Drudge is soooooo over. Gawker itself has been called sooooo over a million times before. That is just something powerful blo ... More >>

  • News

    October 9, 2008

    Miami Herald Says Bye to Joan Fleischman

    The longtime gossip columnist kisses the town farewell.

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    October 3, 2008

    Miami Herald Legend Joan Fleischman Pens Her Last Column Sunday

    Prominent Miamians who take bribes, divorce, or don women’s underwear in public need no longer fret that Joan Fleischman will find out. The Miami Herald’s gossip columnist is one of several newsroom staffers who has accepted a buyout. Her final “Talk of Our Town” column runs this Sunday. “ ... More >>

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    June 12, 2007

    DeFede Was Hours From Death

    This from the Bob Norman's Daily Pulp: You probably have no idea how close we were losing to losing the great Jim DeFede. Yesterday morning, the former Miami New Times and Miami Herald columnist turned radio host and TV commentator explained in detail a very recent and very harrowing medical ordea ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Bombshell Blowback

    The Miami Herald's shamelessly extravagant promotion of a lousy book sets the newsroom aflame

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    December 16, 2004

    Your Safety, Their Punch Line

    I once thought working for the Transportation Security Administration was serious business. I didn't have a clue

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    February 20, 2003

    Much Ado About Very Little

    How a dinner companion of the state attorney took issue with "Talk of Our Town' columnist Joan Fleischman & the Herald, etc.

  • City Life

    May 16, 2002
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    April 11, 2002

    We Won't Get Fooled Again

    Is Luther Campbell really Miami Beach's Memorial Day savior?

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    August 23, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of August 23, 2001

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    July 26, 2001

    All Puffed Up

    If you're Puff Daddy and you're in need of a career boost, come on down to Miami

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    August 12, 1999

    Toxic Avenger

    Killian High teacher Charles Boldwyn says he's being railroaded for blowing the whistle on a paint scandal

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    June 17, 1999
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    August 31, 1994
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    August 16, 1994

    The Compassionate Omission

    When is a rape not a rape? When it becomes "assault" in the pages of the Miami Herald.

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    December 22, 1993

    Fitz for Sale

    When it comes to farewells, nothing says "Good buy" like a yard sale

  • News

    December 2, 1992

    The Scoop That Might Have Been

    Weeks before the controversial tale of a Cuban double agent set Miami abuzz, the Miami Herald and Channel 51 engaged in a little intrigue of their own