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    April 24, 2014
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    April 17, 2014

    Michael E. Miller Wins New Times's Third Important National Award in 2014

    Miami New Times' senior writer Michael E. Miller has won the 2014 Sigma Delta Chi Award for nondeadline writing in the nondaily category for his article "Champ," which tells the story of a porn star murderer. It is the second year in a row that Miller has taken top honors

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    February 17, 2014

    New Times' Tim Elfrink Wins George Polk Award

    Miami New Times managing editor Tim Elfrink has won the George Polk Award in sports reporting for his series on the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic in Coral Gables. The award, established by Long Island University, is one of the nation's most prestigious. Winners this year include the New York Times, ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    New Times' Biogenesis Series Finalist for Harvard's Goldsmith Award

    Miami New Times managing editor Tim Elfrink's series on the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic, which resulted in the suspension of 13 Major League Baseball players including Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, has been named one of six finalists for the Goldsmith Award in Political Journalism from the Shoren ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Love-Child Daddy Dan Marino to "Restore Respect" to Dolphins

    Try not to laugh when you read this. The Dolphins, whom the Bucs clobbered last night, are in an obvious tailspin. So now, following l'affaire Incognito, team owner Stephen Ross, who solemnly declared himself "appalled" yesterday, has assembled a few Men of Honor to Restore Respect to the Dolphins. ... More >>

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    November 22, 2012
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    September 27, 2012
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    September 24, 2012

    Miami New Times Sold! Looks a Lot Like the Old Miami New Times

    A quarter-century ago, my old, good buddy Mike Lacey came to Miami and decided to start a weekly paper. He wanted to move here, but a mugger and a prudent wife convinced him cocaine-fueled Miami wasn't the place to raise a family.Today, Lacey bowed out. Along with his partner -- and another guy I co ... More >>

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    August 28, 2012

    Roberto Rodríguez Tejera Got Booted From WQBA Despite Strong Ratings

    Read "Cuban Radio Is Dying Because of Aging Hardliners And Miami's Changing Market."On August 17, Roberto Rodríguez Tejera takes the center spot behind the news desk inside TeleMiami's studio in the Flagami neighborhood of Miami. The veteran Cuban American journalist is flanked by former Hialeah Po ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    New Times Changes Up Food Team

    For more than a decade, New Times has offered South Florida's most extensive food coverage. From our food blogs -- Short Order and Clean Plate Charlie -- to the Voice Places directory of restaurants to our weekly reviews, the coverage equals or betters any in the American Southea ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Miami Herald Misidentifies Carl Bernstein as Carol Bernstein

    The name Carl Bernstein is drilled into the heads of journalism students in J-schools across the country. He's the Pulitzer Prize winner who uncovered the Watergate scandal with Bob Woodward at The Washington Post. He is a journalism deity. He is also a man. Named Carl. Somehow, however, on Sunday T ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Skip Bayless is a Modern Day Minstrel

    ​Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke crowns ESPN talking head Skip Bayless the king of race baiting.I've got to hand it to Skip Bayless for articulating so we ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    Annual Study: Cuba Has the Worst Press Freedom in the Americas

    ​The annual Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index is out, and Cuba continues to have the least freedom of the press in our part of the globe. No other country in the Americas even comes close to Cuba's lowly ranking. Meanwhile, the United States fell 27 places in the rankings in a worrisom ... More >>

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    November 24, 2011
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    November 23, 2011, News Site Targeting Hispanics, Launches in Miami Chief Executive Emilio Sanchez​Is there a market for a Hispanic focused news, opinion and aggregation website? A veteran journalist for the EFE News Agency, the leading Spanish language news service in the world, seems to think so. Emilio Sanchez, EFE's former bureau chief in Washington ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Miami New Times Wins Dozen Green Eyeshade Awards

    ​Miami News Times won 12 awards in the recently announced Green Eyeshade Awards, which recognizes excellence in journalism in 11 Southeastern states. In the non-daily division, Tim Elfrink took first place awards in business, technology, public affairs, and politics reporting, as well as seco ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    May 25, 2011

    Pulitzer-Winning Newspaper Publicly Congratulates Sex Tape Star on Engagement

    ​Today, The Miami Herald, a newspaper that has won 20 Pulitzer Prizes in its history for covering things such as voter fraud, the Haiti earthquake and U.S. Iran-Contra affair, took to its Twitter to publicly congratulate Kim Kardashian, a basic cable reality television star who rocketed to fame af ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Journalists Abhorred That Rick Scott Won't Let Them Wear Flip Flops To His Press Conferences

    Governor Rick Scott and the press corp that covers him are now in a full out war, according to Politico. The press isn't happy at the perception that Scott is trying to limit their access to a state Government, that in principal at least, has traditionally tried to be transparent and open. Scott and ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    September 14, 2010

    New Times Cleans Up in Green Eyeshades

    ​Miami New Times cleaned up in the nondaily division of the 60th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards, which determine the best work in 11 Southeastern States. Former staff writer Natalie O'Neill took a first place in investigative reporting for "Piece of Mind," a probe of suicides and other problems at t ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    Miami Beach Police Chief Carlos Noriega Takes New Times to Journalism School

    In March, we published a feature about the Miami Beach Police Department, detailing how more than 50 percent of the force earns at least six figures a year and profiling the myriad legal problems involving Beach cops. (You can read it here.) ​We've also reported extensively about former Office ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Dan Le Batard Needs to Kiss & Make Up With Hank Goldberg

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke writes a special online column about his favorite sports writer and commentator Dan Le Batard. Luke's regular column will re ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    April 14, 2010

    Top Ten Cuban Bloggers You Haven't Heard Of

    Yoani Sánchez is on the cover of Italian Wired this month. In the three years she's been online, the 32-year-old blogger has become Cuba's Arianna Huffington.via @riccardowired​She's now a tweeter and a blogger on the Huffington Post, and her blog gets 14 million page views a mont ... More >>

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    March 20, 2009

    Miami Herald: Sinking Like a Rock

    Yesterday was not a good day for the Miami Herald or its parent company, McClatchy. The two top editors at El Nuevo Herald announced they were leaving because, according to the editor and publisher, they couldn't stomach slashing more newsroom jobs. In a positive spin on their departures that appea ... More >>

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    March 16, 2009

    The Seattle P-I Moves Online Only, Let's Hope The Herald Doesn't Follow Quite Yet

    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is moving to an online only format. A fate that more and more are whispering could soon meet The Miami Herald. The P-I's transformation will be a bellwether as to whether or not a daily newspaper could successfully go online only. The New York Times indicates that the ... More >>

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    March 11, 2009

    DeLuzuriaga Lands a PR Job

    Former Herald education reporter Tania deLuzuriaga's fall from grace -- involving an alleged affair with then-assistant superintendent Alberto Carvalho and some dirty sexting -- may have only accelerated her to a fate that may await many of her former newspaper colleagues. She's landed a job in publ ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    Always First in 'Charlie Crist is Gay' Humor

    Well damn it. There I was sitting in the press pool with all these very important political journalists, I held back on one or two jokes during today's live blog. Afterall, other journalists were greeting me with "How, was the flight in?" I couldn't respond with, "actually I just drove over here to ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009

    Her Time Has Come

    Gwen Ifill’s The Breakthrough breaks through just in time.

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    January 5, 2009

    Obama to Be Honored in Opa-locka Alongside Other Fake Arabs

    It is probably for the best that respected newspapers such as USA Today (at this point respected not because of journalistic integrity but because it's not on the total brink of bankruptcy and collapse) don't yet allow their journalists to inject snark into stories, but sometimes you can tell they ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Dailies Outsourcing the News to FIU Students

    Three months after The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel and The Palm Beach Post decided to hop into bed in a story sharing menage-a-trois, they've decided they've liked it so much they're gonna put a ring on it. And then this unholy union is going to gay adopt FIU journalism students, so they can basi ... More >>

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    November 7, 2008

    Drunk British Journalist Covers Election From Miami Because That's Where the Party Is

    Riptide has taken notice of all the foreign press coverage of the election coming out of Miami, and while we know there's certainly a lot to cover down here, we wondered why foreign papers would choose to spend the money to send their writers down here above all other places in America. Apparently, ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008

    Blogs Versus Papers: Where Do You Hear It First?

    Created with the Newspaper Clipping Generator We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Coconut Grove Grapevine is simply one of the best community-centric blogs we've ever come across. Apparently "the local daily newspaper" seems to think so too, so much so that CCGV's Tom alleges the paper has ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008

    Damn The Man

    Aren’t you sick of complaining about the “liberal media”?

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    September 25, 2008

    DeLuzuriaga Resigns From Globe Amidst Carvalho Scandal

    Tania deLuzuriaga has reportedly left her position as a reporter at The Boston Globe. "Tania deLuzuriaga has resigned to pursue other opportunities," said a Globe spokesperson to Poynter Online. DeLuzuriaga had earlier covered education from October 2006 to September 2007 for The Miami Herald. Du ... More >>

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    April 15, 2008

    Budget Cuts Force Journalism School Against Wall

    Click here to see the slide show presentation given at the meeting. FIU President Modesto Maidique spoke about priorities. He placed the schools of education, and journalism below the, yet to be open, school of medicine and the school of hospitality management. At the meeting yesterday, Maidique r ... More >>

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    January 9, 2008

    Should Google Pay Reparations?

    Neil Henry, professor of journalism at the University of California at Berkley, published an op-ed piece in the San Francisco Chronicle denouncing the evils of search engines like Google and Yahoo. He said that Google should be funding schools, among other things, to ensure that the quality of jou ... More >>

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    February 8, 2007

    Bye Bye Tommy

    Superman retires Tom Fiedler may not be Ben Bradlee, but he remains a newspaper warrior, nonetheless. Earlier today, the Miami Herald's soon-to-be-former executive editor received two standing ovations from the crowd attending the Miami Herald Media Co.'s annual meeting at the Radisson Hotel i ... More >>

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    February 2, 2007

    R.I.P.:Kapuscinski, Ivins, and Restaurant Brana

    Come back, Jeffrey! "It was a small dog, a Japanese breed. His name was Lulu. He was allowed to sleep in the Emperor's great bed. During various ceremonies, he would run away from the Emperor's lap and pee on dignitaries' shoes. The august gentlemen were not allowed to flinch or make the slightest ... More >>

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    December 15, 2006

    Good-bye Tommy

    During his 33-year career at the Miami Herald, Tom Fiedler won the Pulitzer Prize for covering an extremist group in Liberty City, took down presidential hopeful Gary Hart, and pissed off Miami's Cuban-American community. On Friday, the McClatchy Co. — the Herald's parent owner — anno ... More >>

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    October 3, 2006

    Jesus Quits

    When we read that Miami Herald publisher Jess Diaz resigned this morning, at first we thought he moved too quickly. The guy goes off half-cocked more than one of those cheap exploding Korean pistols. Almost immediately after taking over the newspaper 14 months ago, he fired columnist Jim DeFede ... More >>

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    November 28, 1996

    Notes from the Underground

    Impoverished and imperiled, Cuba's independent journalists stubbornly cling to the notion of a free press

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