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 >>
A hostile Supreme Court and a feckless Obama administration have gone too far.
Julian AssangeUPDATE: WikiLeaks Betrayed by Amazon, Visa, Mastercard---and Worst of All, the MediaWhere are the First Amendment's establishment warriors as government-spooked businesses try to shut down WikiLeaks?Hackers with computers, not hacks with press passes, have been the first line of res ... More >>
Just the other day, Bloomberg news published a turd-filled story about the future of our newspaper chain. In half English, half Portuguese Creole, the reporters said something about Village Voice Media being forced to bankruptcy court. A paper that's part of the chain, SF Weekly, lost a judgment ... More >>
In case you missed it in this morning's New York Times, the two guys who own this newspaper -- Jim Larkin and Mike Lacey -- were arrested in Phoenix Thursday. The reason: a story they published in the Phoenix New Times divulged a Grand Jury investigation. That's a misdemeanor. But this, dear reade ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
Battered by severe budget cuts, staff reductions, and sudden management changes, the Miami Heraldconfronts its uncertain future