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El Nuevo Herald

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    July 4, 2014

    South Florida Women Detained In Cuba For Smuggling Synthetic Marijuana

    A 20-year-old South Florida woman named Melissa Acosta and one other woman (unidentified for now) were detained in Cuba this week for allegedly trying to smuggle in synthetic weed. El Nuevo Herald reported that Acosta's mother -- Jenny Valdes -- had told a local CBS affiliate that her daughter has ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013
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    November 14, 2012

    Miami Herald Is Officially Getting a Paywall

    First the Sun-Sentinel did it earlier this year. And now the Miami Herald is joining them. The McClatchy Company, which owns the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald, announced today that both those online sites will implement a paywall this year. The company's other papers, the Sacramento Bee, the M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Mitt Romney Closes Gap on Latino Voters In Florida, Still Lags Nationwide

    Apparently, Barry Obama's debate performance was so craptacular, The Mittbot has gained some points with Latino voters in Florida. According to a ImpreMedia & Latino Decisions tracking poll released Monday, Obama's lead among Hispanic voters in Florida has slipped from 72% last week to 67% this ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Alex Sink Would Defeat Rick Scott in 2014, According to Poll

    If scientists could harness the power of a black hole and build a time machine, we could use it to go back in time to kill Hitler and cure AIDS while going forward in time and seeing who wins the next 40 World Series while also living in a Rick Scott-free world. But for now, we have a poll cond ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    Jose Canseco Still Sucks At Cheating: Caught Sending Twin Brother To Fight At Hard Rock Celebrity Boxing Match

    Will the real Jose Canseco please stand up?​Jose Canseco, the steroid-abusing snitch who keeps slinging mud at former teammates, may have pissed off his last few fans on Saturday night. About 400 people sat disappointed at a Hollywood casino, when Canseco's celebrity boxing match was scrapped beca ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    More Layoffs at Miami Herald, English and Spanish Editions

    Flickr user: injuThings just got more stressful at the Herald.​The Daily Newspaper Death March continued with yesterday's announcement of 49 jobs cut from the Miami Herald. Of those, nine positions were eliminated in the Herald newsroom, and six were sliced from the Spanish-language El Nuevo Heral ... More >>

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    June 25, 2010

    Palm Beach Post to Close Spanish-Language Paper

    La Palma will shut down next month.​This week the Palm Beach Post became the first major South Florida daily to shutter its Spanish-language publication, La Palma.The free, weekly Post spin-off will fold next month. The news didn't come as much of a shock for journos who have followed La Palma clo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Miami Herald Cuts 24 Jobs; Publisher Says "Conditions Remain Challenging"

    South Florida's fish wrappers: endangered species.​The Miami Herald is cutting 24 jobs throughout the company and reducing the hours of workers involved in printing and delivering the paper, Publisher David Landsberg announced in an email this morning.Seven people will lose their jobs in the Heral ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    New Miami Herald 'Senior Editor' Is Mindy Marques; More Editors Will Lose Jobs

    Shortly after Miami Herald Publisher David Landsberg announced the move of Manny Garcia to El Nuevo Herald, Executive Editor Anders Gyllenhaal announced that current Features Editor Mindy Marques will replace Garcia as the newspaper's new Senior Editor. Actually Marques, a former ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Metro Editor Manny Garcia Departing Miami Herald to Take Over El Nuevo Herald

    Miami Herald Publisher David Landsberg sent out a memo this evening announcing that Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald editor Humberto Castelló is resigning after seven years at the helm. Even bigger news is Castelló's replacement.     GarciaTaking the reins as executive editor at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Confirmed: Fanjul, Related Group Looking To Buy Herald

    As I reported Monday, the giant developer Related Group and the Fanjul sugar family, owner of Florida Crystals, have been in talks to try to purchase the Miami Herald. From the Herald today: ... Miami real estate developer Jorge Perez confirmed Monday that he and Florida sugar magnate Alfonso Fanju ... More >>

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    August 29, 2008
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    August 20, 2007
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    August 2, 2007
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    November 28, 2006
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    November 27, 2006

    More On Herald Newsjacking -- Updated

    Some interesting takes on cartoonist Jose Varela and his seige of the Miami Herald building you might not have seen: -- From Category305 here. -- From Stuck on the Palmetto here. -- From Critical Miami here. -- NEW-Dan Sweeney's take at Doomed Generation. NEW-After the jump: A letter posted a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2006

    Cartoonist Surrenders After Failed Newsjacking

    Varela "You're talking with the new editor of the newspaper," said Cuban exile and freelance cartoonist Jose Varela as he holed up in the El Nuevo Herald newsroom with a machine gun, "and I am here to uncover the true conflicts of the newspaper. Here they ridicule the exiles, there are problems with ... More >>

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    November 24, 2006
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    November 22, 2006

    Humberto C.'s Note

    Here's another e-mail from Tom Fiedler, which includes the editor's note that will run in El Nuevo Herald tomorrow concerning the alleged "blood libel" committed against reporter Oscar Corral. From: Fiedler, Tom Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 4:59 PM To: MIA Newsroom Subject: ENH column to ... More >>

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    November 22, 2006

    Fiedler: Reporter "Blood" Libeled By Sister Paper

    More shake-out from the Marti story, the recently published Hoyt Report , and Oscar Corral's recent series on USAID's Cuban missions. Miami Herald Editor Tom Fiedler informed his staff today that today's El Nuevo Herald, which is published in the same building and owned by the same McClatchy company ... More >>

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    November 20, 2006
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    November 18, 2006

    Marti Madness

    It's hard not to laugh. On the same weekend that the Miami Herald publishes a corporate-induced appeasement to readers and newsroom staffers still angry at the firing (and of company's reporters who took payments from the TV and Radio Marti propaganda stations, a senior executive at Marti was indict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2006

    Fiedler: Marti Coverage Flaws "Rest On My Shoulders"

    The next chapter in the Miami Herald's Marti saga has already been written, but we'll have to wait until Sunday to read it. Herald Editor Tom fiedler announced to his staff via e-mail this morning that Clark Hoyt has done an "important report" on the "decisions leading up to publication of [Oscar Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2006

    What About Tom?

    The Victor South Florida is on fire right now. The Foley thing won't stop burning and then there's that revolution at the Miami Herald. I had to choose one -- so I'm going with the Herald. Turns out that all the turmoil over the Marti payments at the Herald came to a head in a battle of two ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    Diaz Gives In To Propagandists, Resigns

    So there were six more reporters at El Nuevo Herald who took money from Marti. Because a previous editor knew and approved of some of the payments and ethics policies "were ambiguously communicated, inconsistently applied and widely misunderstood over many years," publisher Jesus Diaz decided they s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2006

    Los Imbecils

    Santos y Ferrero Almost forgot this story by Tal Abbady, the protector of Jewish sensibilities everywhere. The Sun-Sentinel reporter, following his her dressing down of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez as possibly the next Hitler, took a couple of Spanish-speaking Cuban radio show hosts to task th ... More >>

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    September 21, 2006

    Local SPJ 'Endorses' Herald Firings

    Writing rather shrilly that they are "profoundly disturbed" by reports of payments to reporters accepting money from Radio and TV Marti, the officers of the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists backed the Miami Herald's firings of three El Nuevo Herald reporters. The crux: "J ... More >>

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    September 18, 2006

    Forget It, Ana, It's Little Havana

    Robert Birnbaum Miami Herald Publisher Jesus Diaz Jr. wrote about the Marti Ten story in a column on Sunday. There are a couple of interesting passages, though there's nothing earth-shattering in it (if you want a breakdown on it from the hardcore exile point of view, check out Manuel A. Tellec ... More >>

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    September 15, 2006

    The Herald Knew It, Then Blew It

    Castell After the Miami Herald broke the story that three reporters working for its Spanish-language newspaper, El Nuevo Herald, had been fired for receiving propaganda money from Radio and TV Marti, the question was inevitable: What did the Herald know and when did it know it? After implying ... More >>

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    September 13, 2006
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    September 12, 2006

    The Marti Ball Keeps Rolling

    I'm a little slow on the take this morning, for sure. But this Marti Ten thing is generating more response than I can keep up with (while trying to report and write stories of my own at the same time anyway). The Herald's Oscar Corral reports this morning that Marti Tenner Olga Connor is complaining ... More >>

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    September 12, 2006

    Montaner Responds

    Montaner Carlos Alberto Montaner, perhaps the most distinguished member of the Marti Ten, has responded to the Miami Herald article with a letter written in Spanish to El Nuevo [AMENDED] and another English version in the Herald. Here's the letter

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    September 11, 2006

    A Fair Question: Why Now?

    The guys over at Babalu and other exile blogs have been crying about Oscar Corral's coverage of the Marti Ten since the story broke. The only really good point I've seen made was first raised in The Real Cuba blog, which dug up the fact that the Herald had an article in 2002 mentioning that El Nuevo ... More >>

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    September 8, 2006

    PBS Show Host Ferre Among The Marti Ten

    The Miami Herald's Oscar Corral breaks a major story this morning about 10 reporters being paid anti-Castro propaganda money by the U.S. government. Specifically, the money came from the U.S. Office of Cuban Broadcasting, which runs Radio Marti and TV Marti, propaganda stations aired in Central and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2006

    El Nuevo Herald Writer Resigns in Protest

    DJs Santos and Ferrero El Nuevo Herald arts writer Jose Antonia Evora tendered his resignation to Miami Herald Media Company President Jesus Diaz, Jr. today -- just days before his 10th anniversary with the company -- saying that the newspaper "left him out in the cold" and that a recent article i ... More >>

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    July 27, 2006

    El Nuevo Herald Responds

    Here's El Nuevo Herald's response to the Miami New Times piece about its manipulation of photographs. Once again, I find wishing I really knew Spanish. I think it says, basically, that the newspaper did a no-no but that somehow it wasn't intended and it had nothing to do with "una agenda anticastris ... More >>

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    July 27, 2006
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    May 17, 2001

    From Ports to Puertas

    Looking back on ten days in spring that changed the landscape

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