John Dorschner

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    October 14, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    June 16, 2008
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    October 30, 2007
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    March 28, 2007

    Remembering Doris Mansour

    I had never heard of Doris Mansour before this morning, but thanks to an excellent obituary by John Dorschner in this morning's Miami Herald, I feel like I've met her. Mansour, who died Tuesday at the age of 68, was the office manager and copy editor for the Herald's defunct Tropic Magazine. Dorschn ... More >>

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    August 31, 2006

    Sun-Sentinel: Really, Really Bad

    A Real Front Page Okay, the newspapers had some 'splaining to do this morning for overhyping Ernesto -- and the Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald had exactly the same idea. Blame the science -- and don't even mention that the newspapers and TV stations and governments behaved like this was a monster C ... More >>

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    August 15, 2006

    Morning Rundown

    "John Doe" Leader Smith It may have taken the recent spate of senseless killings to awaken the ancient art of deadline murder reporting in South Florida. The Miami Herald's David Ovalle, Nicholas Spangler and Evan S. Benn give a veritable tutorial on the craft in this morning's newspaper. They te ... More >>

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    June 2, 2006

    Hey Brother, Can You Spare 20 Grand?

    The Palm Beach Post was dominated today by the wrong tense. On the front page is a huge headline, "Property Values Have Risen An Average Of 21 Percent ... WHAT'S DRIVING THE SURGE?" The website headline: "PBC property values shoot up 21 percent." Apparently they didn't read their own story. At the t ... More >>

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    April 2, 2006

    Sunshine State Finalists Are Here

    Thanks to our illustrious chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, here's an advance copy of the list: ALL MEDIA James Batten Award for Public Service -Sally Kestin, Megan O'Matz, Jon Burstein; South Florida Sun-Sentinel; FEMA: A Legacy of Waste -Craig Pittman, Matthew Waite; St. Pete ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Dear Marlins Fans

    This open letter makes an artful argument for the team's lack of a marketing plan