The Miami Herald has racked up three Pulitzers for commentary and another three for photography in its history, but the Doral-based paper is looking to shed some fat in both department. According to a memo obtained by Romenesko and Random Pixels, the paper announced to staff this morning that they'r ... More >>
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 wonders why there aren't more African-American voices in Miami's journalism scene?When I scan the pages of the Miami Herald ... More >>
Sorry Leonard Pitts Jr., you can't have your cake and eat it too. In March, The Miami Herald's star columnist dashed off a "you damn kids, stay off my lawn"-style column in which he solemnly promised never to used Twitter, and claimed it's only useful for those who find "value in banality, ... More >>
Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. was in fine form this morning with a column plundering a particularly troublesome line of thought amongst many conservatives that they're now basically an oppressed minority. Indeed, sometimes [the Conservative movement] feels as if it is no longer ... More >>
A couple weeks ago Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr phoned in a dumb column about how much he hates Twitter. Well, he takes to his blog (you know, the other online medium he used to dismiss) to reveal the online bruising he took form angry, angry Tweet-addicts, and promises never to offend the Twit ... More >>
Last time we checked in with The Herald's new right-leaning columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa she had caused a minor brouhaha in the blogosphere with her weird inaugural column and the appropriation of a silly monologue from Bull Durham. Now the former editor of The Daily Business Review is four columns ... More >>
Just a week after clueless-ly ravaging Twitter, and 8 months after proclaiming he'll never blog, it seems that one of the the Herald's star columnists, Leonard Pitts Jr,, has started a blog. It's called Pitts' Stop. Cute. So far he's used it to make a post of short micro-updates (hmmm, sort of like ... More >>
Don't ask Leonard Pitts Jr. Note to Leonard Pitts Jr.: If you want to demonstrate the differences between old-style media and the new, social internet media you might want to understand what you're talking about first before dashing off a 600-plus word column on it. Pitts' Herald column today takes ... More >>
Two employees of a wire company are charged with stealing remittances that were supposed to head to Cuba. [Herald]Names on the invite list for the straight wedding of the century are leaking. Crist has invited a bunch of political-type people, old FSU frat bros, donors and lobbyists like Ron Book. [ ... More >>
For some reason, syndicated newspaper columnist Ann Coulter would very much like to see newspapers die. Presumably because information is a tool of the secular left. She says this is good for news because, uh, it will create more competition. Even though, in South Florida's case, the popular theory ... More >>
The Westboro Baptists have a message for South Florida
Vamos a Cuba has become an unlikely political lightning rod
Unions glom onto the DeFede legacy
Still feisty after all these years, Carl Hiaasen unloads on Miami politics and corporate journalism
In this political season, Miami's high-profile campaign contributors favor Republicans and Democrats
And the rest of the United States. Scraping Teeth grinds to the top of the bottom.
Miami Rocks takes the fifth, but people are talking anyway
Charity begins at Homestead
Talk to me. And make mine a Jack Daniel's.
Buy the other guy lunch. I'll have a beer.