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  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Miss Florida USA Dragged Into Miss USA Pageant-Fixing Claims; Whole Thing Gets Stupider Every Day

    You may not be familiar with the latest scandal surrounding the Miss USA pageant, because it is stupid. But Miss Florida USA is involved, so now, so are we.It all started when Miss Pennsylvania USA, Sheena Monnin, resigned her crown June 4, claiming the Miss USA pageant was fixed."In good conscience ... More >>

  • News

    March 24, 2011

    Wall of Shame

    CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled.

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    March 24, 2011

    Women's Funding Network Sex Trafficking Study Is Junk Science

    Schapiro Group data wasn't questioned by mainstream media.

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales

    Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Aimee L. Sword, Who Slept With Her Teenage Son, Shares Similarities With Bruce McMahan

    Oakland County Sheriff's DepartmentAimee L. Sword will spend at least nine years in prison for having sex with her son.​A Michigan woman sentenced to spend nine to 30 years in prison for having sex with her son shares some similarities to the story of Bruce McMahan, the Fisher Island millionaire w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Wellington Man Predicts Windfall That Will Save His Investors -- and Himself -- From Ruin

    photo: rondavisfilmmaker.comZada on the cover of Riches to Rags, a documentary by Ron Davis, who claims to be a victim.​Joe Zada, the alleged fraudster who owned a home in Wellington and a patron of that town's equestrian scene, told a Detroit newspaper that he expects to receive an enormous payme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Feagin's Fall at Michigan Brings Investigation

    Flickr: Michigan DailyFeagin's career at Michigan ended after a single season​If you've got world-class athletic talent and a full ride at a top school like the University of Michigan, you probably want to avoid friends from South Florida who answer to the name, "Tragic."That's the nickname of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Developer Proves We're Still Better Than Detroit, Peephole Reveals Quotation 'Problem'

    There's one constant in America when things are looking down: we can always say that at least we're not in Detroit. But now the city famous for having whole blocks of city streets full of empty buildings has enticed a South Florida developer to go north and escape the Mad Max-like local real estate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Abrams: Time To Give Readers "Recession 101"

    On the day the company declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Tribune's Chief Innovation Officer, Lee Abrams, issues a "think piece" to staff in which he says Tribune newspapers must "own" the recession: THE RECESSION: Discussion on we should position our papers and TV as the vehicles that helps peo ... More >>

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    September 23, 2008
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    January 3, 2007

    Now It's Starting to Make Sense

    I thought the Miami Herald was a little quiet on the death of Michael Browning, a writer who was central to the newspaper's identity for a couple of (its finest) decades. No tribute, no guestbook, just a repackaged obit written by Palm Beach Post reporter Scott Eyman. I encouraged the Herald to do ... More >>

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    The $11 Billion Man

    Meet the world's most castigated spammer — a South Florida man who says he's an innocent victim.

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    August 30, 2001

    Bad News

    Boca's hometown newspaper, once a paragon of journalism, has become a laughingstock