60 Minutes is reporting this morning that Alex Rodriguez may have done quiet possibly the most Alex Rodriguez thing ever to cover his own ass. The report indicates that in the weeks after Miami New Times broke the Biogenesis story, Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that im ... More >>
Dr. Paul Perito has responded to our story which detailed another lawsuit stemming from allegedly destroying a patient's penis, the second time he's been hit with such a suit. We also chronicled past criminal charges against the urologist in which he was accused of selling counterfeit pills out o ... More >>
Reality television watchers love drama, dysfunction and dread, so it only makes sense that Miami International Airport is set to be the star of its own reality show, or excuse us, "docu-drama." The Travel Channel will start airing the program next year.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach editor Eric Barton this morning tells the story of a 23-year-old cub reporter who's stuck in the middle of Miami Central High School recruiting allegations.This past November, South Florida Sun-Sentinel writer Dieter Kurtenback reported about the transfer of a star quart ... More >>
In an age when the broadsheets are struggling and anyone can make their own mini-endorsements on Twitter or Facebook, do newspaper endorsements still matter? The Democratic Governor nominee better hope so. She's walked away with the support of every major newspaper's editorial board in the state. Th ... More >>
P.S. Silicon Beach? Where have I heard that before? Here's news you won't be reading in The Miami Herald*: the daily, once the largest in Florida, has now shrunk to third in the state based on circulation, according to numbers released yesterday by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. The Herald h ... More >>
Walt DisneyWill Florida's newspapers all dance in unison?So, the Miami Herald, the Palm Beach Post and the Sun-Sentinel still share stories as part of their agreement. The Sun-Sentinel and the Orlando Sentinel share content because they're both part of the troubled Tribune Corp. The Miami Herald con ... More >>
LocalThe Sun-Sentinel's Ray Sanchez, the last US Journalist working in Cuba, is being called home. [Pulp]Police Chief John Timony wants the world to know that crime doesn't necessarily get worse in a bad economy, but please don't lay off any of his officers. [Reuters] It was actually something ... More >>
via Moaksey's FlickrWhen news broke that Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp had a pricey travel habit footed by taxpayers, we thought it was suspicious it came only a few weeks after rumors began circulating that Gov. Charlie Crist might be thinking of resigning to run for Senate in 2010, leaving the gover ... More >>
LocalOnly now does someone realize that the economic situation might impact the Marlins ballpark? [Herald]The FCAT begins today for all those poor school children. [CBS4]PoliticalFranklin Sands, the Democratic leader in the state House, is a quiet little whisper of a man. [Herald]Dan Gelber racks up ... More >>
Once a power on the local scene, the scrappy weekly has seen its fortunes plummet.
The 2010 election in Florida is shaping up to be insane -- actually it's already insane -- and only two people of any consequence have announced their candidacy for either governor or senator. Former Speaker of the House Marco Rubio has this nice campaign website all set up and ready to go. Problem ... More >>
Hey, have you heard? Fidel Castro might totally be dying! Seriously, some guy who served Riptide a café cubano on Calle Ocho says his brother in Matanzas is tight with Fidel's chauffeur's third cousin who told him that Fidel is ALREADY DEAD.Hey, it's as reliable a source as any on the bearded one's ... More >>
Oh great. The Judicial Nominating Committee may have given Charlie Crist the "diverse," ultra-right wing nominee he was looking for. [Naked Politics]Some hair salon filed a lawsuit to disband Miami's downtown development authority. [SFBJ]Some kid up in Hallandale decided to steal a hearse, only to b ... More >>
The straight-people wedding of the century is this weekend, and our beloved Gov. Charlie Crist will marry this fancy New York socialite/whoopee cushion heiress, Carole Rome. Are the woman of Florida not good enough for you, Charlie? They have elected you. Has this woman ever elected you?The Tampa T ... More >>
We always assumed that when pro athletes are waiting around for a team to sign them, they pass the time by practicing "making it rain" techniques on their cats, or perhaps finally getting around to painting a watercolor portrait of themselves, shirtless, lying on the hood of a red Hummer. Such ac ... More >>
"A world without O.J. would smell a bit fresher"
He climbed. He saw. He hasn't yet conquered the mystery of his missing brother.
Go to work for Tribune and forget about your future
What do you do when some morons criticize you in a news report? If you're the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the top federal cop, the answer is easy: You blackball the news reporter
WLRN grovels; school board makes vote count
Herald journos and staff not AP brothers' keepers
Miami's Only Daily has taken delight in exposing the school board's foibles, and now the two could be business partners in WLRN-FM
If you believe NBC 6, he's an unethical businessman who exploits the poor. If you believe him, NBC 6 tossed ethics aside in a desperate bid for ratings
Opposition to developing an airport in Homestead continues to grow
One newspaper praises Miriam Alonso, the other criticizes her. One newspaper sits comfortably in its newsracks, the other vanishes mysteriously. Coincidence?