To write for a newspaper nowadays is to compromise endlessly. Want to obscure my story on military veterans being mistreated with a cover-page ad? Fine! None of us is exactly in a place to complain about ad dollars coming in the front door. But there has to be some kind of limit. For example, an aw ... 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 >>
The Miami Herald is an institution. It has won 20 Pulitzers and continues to employ some of the best journalists in the state. But ever since the Herald moved from downtown to Doral, there have been some noticeable problems. Last week, for instance, the paper printed the same exact page on successi ... More >>
There's a media fight brewing in Miami between the old paper giant and the new local iteration of a quickly growing Internet media monster. Random Pixels blogger Bill Cooke, ever the keen-eyed instigator, noticed that the recently launched Huffington Post Miami was cribbing quite liberally from M ... More >>
There was a strange news story published on Miami Herald's website Wednesday. The article, titled "Herald writer charged with DUI, leaves paper," reported that little-known Neighbors reporter Jose Cassola was pulled over for running a stop sign with his headlights off at 4 am on Monday. He admitte ... More >>
Neil Henry, professor of journalism at the University of California at Berkley, published an op-ed piece in the San Francisco Chronicle denouncing the evils of search engines like Google and Yahoo. He said that Google should be funding schools, among other things, to ensure that the quality of jou ... More >>
Is this a sign of the oncoming news apocalypse?