Emilio PalacioBy a three to two vote, an Ecuadorian court last week upheld a $42 million verdict against journalist Emilio Palacio and three others. All work for El Universo, that nation's largest newspaper. And all were sentenced to jail for a column Palacio wrote that severely criticized the pr ... More >>
The McClatchy Co. announced this morning that it has sold one of Miami's most iconic buildings to a Malaysian resort and gambling company.The company's chairman, Gary Pruitt, said it was no longer the era for a newspaper to be located on the bay. That says something about daily newspapers.The goo ... More >>
The last year or so has been tough for our city's paper of record, where I used to work. Reporters at the Miami Herald have gotten the shaft, and editors have been forced to do double duty. But hey, guys, please cover the City of Miami. It is the wheel around which the city spins.Chuck Rabin ... More >>
I've just learned that three old friends are leaving South Florida's daily newspapers: one-time Miami bureau chief David Cazares and columnist Ralph De La Cruz are moving on from the Sun-Sentinel....and editorial page editor Joe Oglesby is retiring from the Miami Herald. That's on top of editor Mann ... More >>
For the past 30 years or so, Miami newspapers have prepared for Fidel Castro's death. Soon after I arrived at the Herald in 1989, I updated a lengthy obituary of the Cuban dictator that was kept on file at the newspaper. Even then, the article's author, Guy Gugliotta, had left the paper. We scramble ... More >>
Layoffs, partnerships, and the Net conspire to kill South Florida's dailies.
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 >>
The newspaper's county hall reporter takes a six-figure job with the very people he was supposed to cover.
The bomb has dropped in the Herald newsroom. According to a story posted on the newspaper's website, the newsroom will "lose about 60 positions, including some now vacant." Overlooked in the bloodletting is that the International Edition, which has lots to do with the newspaper's reputation, "will ... More >>
Today the Miami Herald reinforced my belief in David Simon and why so many of my brethern, us ink-stained newspaper journalists, become so bitter and disenfranchised with our profession. It was the front page story about philanthropist Adrienne Arsht’s $30 million gift to the performing arts cente ... More >>
Have you checked a recent invoice on your subscription to the Miami Herald and the Sun-Sentinel? If not, you should. South Florida's two major dailies are among nine Florida newspapers collecting and pocketing sales tax monies on the cost of delivering fish-wrap to your doorstep -- even though they ... More >>
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 >>
I'll get the girls together for the weekend, leave early ... party, and snooze on the way back"
Why push diversity when you can complain?
Unions glom onto the DeFede legacy
Heavy-handed cops, heavy-hearted drag queens, heavy-walleted hip-hoppers
The Miami Herald's shamelessly extravagant promotion of a lousy book sets the newsroom aflame
The Miami Post
Go to work for Tribune and forget about your future
Everything you didn't know -- and would never have asked -- about the newspaper biz
Can the Miami Herald polish up its old luster by importing a columnist from an "edgy" free weekly?
Battered by severe budget cuts, staff reductions, and sudden management changes, the Miami Heraldconfronts its uncertain future
That's El Nuevo Herald. All the news that's fit to print, as long as it's short, simple, and easy to read.
Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.
Tropic gets axed after31 years and countless awards. Watch for the last issue: A gift guide.
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.
Dave Lawrence really wants you to know what he thinks of those fiendish Detroit newspaper strikers
The Miami Herald is making national news . . . for all the wrong reasons
Though Herald execs are giddy about their market-driven plan for "journalistic excellence," the critics denounce it as a bitter pillar to swallow
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.
The short and sour career of El Nuevo's Alvaro Vargas Llosa
Remember the Miami News? Remember its great big neon sign? Want it?
Diario las Americas published a propagandized version of a dispatch from Havana. Cuban officials blamed it on the writer.