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    March 28, 2013
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    September 26, 2011

    Emilio Palacio: Ecuador's El Universo Fires Back After Court Upholds $42 Million Judgment (Video in Spanish)

    Emilio Palacio​By 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Miami Herald Home Sold: Time for the Kids to Go to College

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    C'mon, Miami Herald, Hustle Up in the MIA!

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Is Race an Issue in SoFla Newspaper Layoffs/Departures?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Newspapers Planned Fidel's Death. Oops!

    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 >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Miami Herald Owner in Danger of Bankruptcy

    Layoffs, partnerships, and the Net conspire to kill South Florida's dailies.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Blogs Versus Papers: Where Do You Hear It First?

    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 >>

  • News

    September 25, 2008

    Selling Out at the Miami Herald

    The newspaper's county hall reporter takes a six-figure job with the very people he was supposed to cover.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008
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    June 16, 2008

    Herald Outsources to Calcutta

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2008
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    January 11, 2008

    Herald Continues to Skirt the Truth in Reporting on PAC

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007
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    April 4, 2007

    Are Newspapers Pocketing Illegal Taxes?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    Good-bye Tommy

    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 >>

  • News

    July 6, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of July 6, 2006

    I'll get the girls together for the weekend, leave early ... party, and snooze on the way back"

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    Wrong Way Out

    Why push diversity when you can complain?

  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Crash Dummy

    Unions glom onto the DeFede legacy

  • News

    July 7, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of July 7, 2005

    Heavy-handed cops, heavy-hearted drag queens, heavy-walleted hip-hoppers

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Bombshell Blowback

    The Miami Herald's shamelessly extravagant promotion of a lousy book sets the newsroom aflame

  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


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    January 13, 2005
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    January 6, 2005
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    November 25, 2004


    Go to work for Tribune and forget about your future

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2004

    News You Can't Use

    Everything you didn't know -- and would never have asked -- about the newspaper biz

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    Buying Time

    Can the Miami Herald polish up its old luster by importing a columnist from an "edgy" free weekly?

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Corporate Morph

    Knight Ridder

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Bad News

    Battered by severe budget cuts, staff reductions, and sudden management changes, the Miami Heraldconfronts its uncertain future

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Sex! Sin! Sensation!

    That's El Nuevo Herald. All the news that's fit to print, as long as it's short, simple, and easy to read.

  • Dining

    February 17, 2000

    The News Is Good

    The Newsroom

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    September 16, 1999

    Moreno Madness

    Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.

  • News

    June 17, 1999
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    January 21, 1999
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    November 19, 1998

    It's Money That Matters

    Tropic gets axed after31 years and countless awards. Watch for the last issue: A gift guide.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    August 13, 1998
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    June 11, 1998
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    October 31, 1996
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    April 4, 1996

    Union Mad

    Dave Lawrence really wants you to know what he thinks of those fiendish Detroit newspaper strikers

  • News

    February 15, 1996
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    February 15, 1996
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    January 25, 1996

    Bad Press

    The Miami Herald is making national news . . . for all the wrong reasons

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    And the Survey Says . . .

    Though Herald execs are giddy about their market-driven plan for "journalistic excellence," the critics denounce it as a bitter pillar to swallow

  • News

    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.

  • News

    June 8, 1995

    Adios, Amigo

    The short and sour career of El Nuevo's Alvaro Vargas Llosa

  • News

    February 2, 1994

    Sign Languish

    Remember the Miami News? Remember its great big neon sign? Want it?

  • News

    September 15, 1993
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    June 23, 1993
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    September 4, 1991

    Get Me Rewrite!

    Diario las Americas published a propagandized version of a dispatch from Havana. Cuban officials blamed it on the writer.

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