Myriam Marquez

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Miami Herald Offers Buyouts to Critics, Columnists and More

    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 >>

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    April 1, 2013

    Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Visits Freedom Tower: "We Have to Rebuild Our Nation"

    After criss-crossing the world for the past six weeks -- not to mention fighting Castro's government censors for more than six years -- Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez finally delivered the speech she said she had been waiting for "all my life."Speaking in front of hundreds of exilios and almost as many ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    June 14, 2011

    Why I Passed on Carlos Gimenez

    Alex Izaguirre​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. Six days after his controversial endorsement of Julio Robaina, Luke issues the last word on his decision.The spin doctors a ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Is Running Scared

    Why is everybody picking on me? Wah!​For someone who is the presumed front runner in the race to become the new Miami-Dade Mayor, Julio Robaina is showing he has no backbone. He's been conspicuously AWOL from candidate forums where he knows he'll face a tough crowd and skipped out on his interview ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    Herald Explains Why It Deleted Sentence from Worldwide Climate Change Op-Ed

    Myriam Marquez​When The Miami Herald was the only American paper to run a world-wide op-ed about Climate Change by London newspaper The Guardian we thought either they must be the only daily in this country with balls on that particular issue, or because they've fired so much of their staff they j ... 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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    September 16, 2009

    News Roundup

    17 Year old Andy Rodriguez is being charged with one count of second degree murder after yesterday's fatal school stabbing at Coral Gables High after admitting to the crime. Students will return to school today, many wearing black. [WSVN]The Herald's Myriam Marquez wrote a column that was basically, ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    News Roundup

    A flight heading to Brazil made an emergency landing in Miami this morning; 26 of the passengers were injured. [Herald]Myriam Marquez has decided, for the good of all Miami, that Mr. Clucky should be brutally slaughtered and feasted upon by a group of homeless sex offenders. Cherry. [Herald] Co ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalThe press continues to hound Father Cutié's newly ID'ed gal pal. [CBS4]Congrats to Myriam Marquez for being named the Herald's new editorial page editor. She'll be the first lady and the first Hispanic to hold the job. [AP]So, Nestor Estefani's Dr. Boyfriend is out of town for the weekend, so ... More >>