Miami Herald Publishing Company

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    November 17, 2014

    Matt Bai on Herald's Gary Hart Investigation: "It Was Shocking Then and ... It's Shocking Now"

    In 1987, the Miami Herald turned a presidential race on its head. A team of reporters, acting on a tip, staged an elaborate stake-out of Democratic frontrunner Gary Hart at his Washington townhouse. Their reporting led to an investigation alleging that Hart had been carrying on an affair with a Miam ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    West African Boy Visiting Miami Beach Tests Negative For Ebola, Mayor Says

    Miami's viral disease specialists went on high alert yesterday after a boy visiting from West Africa showed up at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach with flu-like symptoms. Was it ebola? The boy was quickly taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where nearby streets were blocked, hazmat crews we ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Miami Beach Is Banning Styrofoam

    Miami Beach would like to be known less for odd chemicals in its residents' bodies and more for banning littering its streets, parks and beaches with things made from odd chemicals. Following bans on plastic straws and Styrofoam containers on the beach, the city commission seems set to extend the ba ... More >>

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    May 6, 2014

    Doral Walmart Is the Busiest Walmart in the Country

    If you're wondering why Walmart was so desperate to build its first store within the City of Miami limits at Midtown, it's probably because its stores in other parts of the county are so damn popular. In fact, the Doral Walmart has the highest sales of any store in the entire country. See also: Wal ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    LeBron's New Sneakers Refer to Him as "Two-Time Champion"

    Despite the fact the Miami Heat are a hope, a prayer and two games away from their second championship of the LeBron James era, new pics of LeBron's next Nike sneaks supposedly leaked on the Internet today. The shoes refer to him as a "two-time champion."

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    June 5, 2013

    The Miami Herald's History Is For Sale on eBay: Here's the Best, Worst and Weirdest

    Last month, editors held the final afternoon news meeting at One Herald Plaza. A few minutes later, some moving vans parked in front of the building, and employees and movers packed up what was left and said goodbye to the paper's home for exactly 50 years. A few staffers stopped long enough to grab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Miami Dolphins and County Agree To "Framework" On Sun Life Deal

    Miami voters are one step closer this morning to getting the chance to weigh in on whether their tax dollars should go toward another big-ticket stadium project. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giminez announced that the city and the Miami Dolphins have agreed on a basic "framework" for a deal that would us ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    One Herald Plaza: Thanks for the Memories

    Close to 1,000 former Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald staffers descended on One Herald Plaza Wednesday afternoon. Reporters. Advertising executives. Printing-press mechanics. Bookkeepers. Publishers. Janitors. They all came to pay their final respects to the place that has defined journalism in thi ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    February 27, 2012

    MegaCutz Gunfight in Allapattah Leaves Motorcycle-Riding Shooter Dead UPDATE

    via​Miami is often compared with the Wild West, thanks to our frontier spirit, our home at the very edge of the country and, of course, the fact that the our town is full of crazy people with guns. The 305's latest Butch Cassidy-esque gunfight went down last night at the MegaCutz barb ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    The Miami Herald Announces Its New Home: Former U.S. Southcom HQ in Doral

    ​The Miami Herald has officially found its new home. The newspaper is moving to the former headquarters of the United States Southern Command in Doral. Publisher David Landsberg sent out a memo to staff this morning announcing the move. The Herald has sold its current headquarters, right off Bisca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Dummies Guide To Trashing Taxpayers: Interstate 95 Flyover

    ​Next week, Miami New Times is publishing a guide to the eight of the worst public works projects in Miami-Dade, where bureaucrats and elected officials take pride in wasting millions in taxpayer dollars on crap residents have little-to-no use for. As we reveal each one of these boondoggles on Rip ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Herald The Dragon: Miami's Only Daily Bets On Asian Gambling Giant

    Miami Herald bets on ass kissing.​A dragon from the Far East has devoured the Miami Herald business section's soul. Last week, the newspaper's Business Monday pullout featured a five-page cover story and two side bars about the Genting Group, the Malaysian gambling conglomerate that wants to build ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Instead of Making Fun of Endangered Resources, Groupon Lets You Save One: The Miami Herald

    ​The glorious Miami Herald, once one of the proudest newspapers in the world. This is is Jimmy 'Dy-No-Mite' Walker. The reporters of The Miami Herald are in trouble. Their very culture is in jeopardy. But they still churn out an amazing spider bopper every Sunday, and since 20 of us bought at Grou ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Disgraced Businessman Claims He's Won $2 Million From The Herald in French Court

    Revenge is best served at room temperature. With a platter of stinky cheese.​The Miami Herald has a ton of financial problems. Now they have to contend with an incessant Frenchman who claims he's driving a stake through the paper's heart in his homecountry's court. And once he's done buryin ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    Miami Herald Now Asking for Donations

    via The Herald​Perhaps after a long, stressful day of crunching numbers and contemplating layoffs, some Miami Herald executive decided to go for a walk to clear his head. This being Miami and all, he came across a beggar asking for spare change. Wait, he could have thought, Maybe we have it a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    The Miami Herald: Only U.S. Paper to Publish Climate Change Editorial (and the Sentence You Didn't Read)

    via the GuardianThe logos of all the participating papers​In advance of the Copenhagen Climate Conference, which kicked off today in Denmark, 56 papers across the globe yesterday published a front-page editorial led by the Guardian calling for international action on the global warm ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Burle Marx Sidewalks in Downtown Miami a Mess

    ​Like thousands of other readers of the Miami Herald, I was charmed Friday when I read of the 20-year, multimillion-dollar effort to spruce up downtown sidewalks. World-famous artist Burle Marx designed about a mile of walkways similar to those on Rio's Copacabana for Biscayne Boulevard betwee ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Miami Herald Tries -- and Fails -- to Intimidate Random Pixels Blogger

    via Random PixelsThe offending image on Random Pixels.​Classic David and Goliath: Small local blogger criticizes big powerful daily newspaper. Daily newspaper doesn't like it and sends a cease-and-desist order even though when the local blogger gave the daily praise they found no problem with it. ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Woman Who Set Herself on Fire Isn't Exactly the Sanest Person

    ​Regarding the woman who set herself on fire yesterday at the Mall of the Americas, this isn't exactly surprising: The woman's husband said she had been to Jackson Memorial Hospital three times recently for psychiatric help and has a history of mental problems, according to Miami Herald news ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Ray Sansom Doesn't Give It Up That Easy

    screenshot of​Perhaps if today was a different day this post would include such phrases as "gentle teasing," "a pinky finger and some spit," "ky jelly," and "latex glove and a vat of crisco," but we simply aren't in the mood. However, in case you weren't aware Ray Samson, the ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Watch Crispin Porter Bogusky Interns Rap, Hump Things in Coconut Grove

    I never had an internship. No one would have me. (OK, I got offered one at the Miami Herald once, but I was still in my "I don't think I really want to go into journalism -- it's a dying field" mode. Which turned out to be ironic on so many levels.) So, I have always been curious about th ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009

    Spam Allstars Trombonist Plays the Conch Trumpet

    So the Miami Herald finally got a YouTube channel. They've had a talented team putting out high-quality, award-winning videos for a while now (big up Chuck Fadely) but somebody oughtta tell corporate that with sites like all their content can now be downloaded with the click of a butt ... More >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Dead Shark in the Dirty Street

    via N3T10's flickrSometimes Miami deserves its reputation as slightly Third-World. Police last night found a six-foot nurse shark lying in the middle of a street in Overtown. It apparently had been there since 7 p.m., but no one bothered to call the cops for two hours.  ... More >>

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    June 22, 2009

    Record Breaking Temperature: How Hot Is It?

    via Peasap's flickrJealousBoy, it's hot out. How hot is it? It's so hot that we're actually thinking of drinking LandShark lager to cool down. It's so hot that Father Cutié is glad that he doesn't have to wear that heavy black robe anymore.It's so hot that cats are pissed their owners no longer ... More >>

  • News

    June 18, 2009

    Fret Not, Uber-Bombers

    Hollywood officials ain't got a clue about this crew.

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    June 17, 2009

    Nachos and Beer at Tobacco Road for Miami Herald Tweetup

    Jacob Katel Loaded nachos: chili, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos, sharp cheddar for $6.95. Last night, Miami New Times had a couple beers and ate some nachos at the Miami Herald tweetup at Tobacco Road. A tweetup is where virtual friends, acquaintances, enemies, and nemesi meet up in real l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Get Healthy With New Wonder Diet Of Fake Butter, Beef Jerky, And Pork Rinds

    The Miami Herald Death Page, also known as the Nutrition section, this past week paid homage to chemical-packed butter blends, pork rinds, and other foods that will just make you feel naturally good all over. The Supermarket Sleuth compared the relative deliciousness and nutrition of Smart Balance, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Herald Circulation Tumbles

    I think we should coin a term here on Riptide for when we blog about the miseries facing The Miami Herald. "Herald in a Barrel"? You know, how like in the great depression days people got so poor they had to wear barrels to hide their nudity? Ok, no. Heraldpocalypse? Anni-Herald-ation? Yeah, the onl ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Dade Schools: Less Loose-Leaf Paper, More iPod Ads

    The future of education in Miami-Dade is here, and it involves a whole lot more corporate advertising and a lot less paper. The Miami Herald reports schools are cutting down on paper in favor of technology in an effort to save money... oh, and the environment, maybe. Meanwhile, in light of recent b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Herald Cutting 175, Ceases International Edition

    What can be said about the newspaper meltdown that hasn't already been said? The Miami Herald announced today it's letting 175 people go, reducing the salaries of anyone making more than $25k, slimming page size down, and ceasing publications of the international edition.&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Luther Campbell Speaks on Going to Jail

    On Wednesday, the Miami Herald reported that Luther Campbell had been taken to jail Tuesday night "for allegedly owing $10,223.36 in a child support case." However, in an official statement yesterday, he claimed the money in question had nothing to do with the child support itself. He has fully admi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Panthers To Start Next Season In City Where Hockey Is Actually Appropriate

    Never for the life of me have I ever understood why South Florida has its own Ice Hockey team. Of course, being a native Floridian I have never made much sense out of hockey in general. It is just not natural.I guess we have enough snow birds and ex-Northerners to make this a viable venture, but it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Miami Herald quietly upped its price for the first time in 18 years to $0.50 for the weekday edition. So wait they had massive layoffs, entered various story sharing agreements, and only now thought about raising the price to a wee bit higher than 1990 levels? [CBS4]Rod "I can parachute me ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    From Miami Journalist to White House Aide

    We were so very, very angry when former Miami Herald county reporter Matt Pinzur took a $115,000-per-year job as a special assistant to county manager George Burgess. So, if only out of consistency, we should be very, very angry that former Time magazine's Washington bureau chief Jay Carney ditched ... More >>

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    July 25, 2008
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    July 3, 2008

    Herald Layoffs Detailed

    It's D-Day at the Miami Herald and 42 will exit the newspaper. One motherin' newsman is on this list -- Phil Long, who covered hurricanes forever and was a tech guy before tech guys existed. Phil hustled at the Herald like no one I've ever known. Among the younger departures that suck: Jasmine Kri ... More >>

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    June 5, 2008

    Fun With Headlines

    I can't help feeling like the Miami Herald got it wrong when it gave this story on South Floridians who refuse to give up their love of SUVs and trucks despite the sharp increase in gas prices the following headline: "Gas prices can't extinguish their love of SUVs." Okay, I guess. But here are some ... More >>

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    April 28, 2008

    Miami Herald: Get some nudity fast!

    The newest numbers from Editor and Publisher show Miami Herald circulation falling faster than virtually any other major American newspaper in the last six months. According to a story in today's Editor and Publisher, the Herald numbers dropped 11 percent in daily circulation...and nine percent on ... More >>

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    March 12, 2008

    The Herald Marvels At Internet

    How many newspaper reporters does it take to write a dumb article? Apparently three. Today’s Miami Herald has Jay Weaver, Todd Wright and Evan S. Benn on the trail of online escort services in the wake of Spitzergate. These intrepid scribes enlighten readers about the proliferation of high-pric ... More >>

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    October 17, 2007

    Stop the Ikea Madness

    16: Number of stories in the Miami Herald in the past three months that include information on the new Ikea furniture store in Sunrise. - Tamara Lush

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    October 13, 2006
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    January 27, 2005
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    October 15, 1998

    Hatchet Man

    Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.

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    June 8, 1995

    The Incredible Shrinking Herald

    People are fleeing in record numbers and not being replaced. Morale has hit bottom. News coverage has been severely curtailed. Money is scarce. And the corporate bigshots love it.

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