Leonard Pitts

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    November 19, 2009
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    November 5, 2008
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    June 21, 2007
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    February 12, 2007
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    February 2, 2007

    Carl Hiaasen Has Left The Area

    Stuck on the Palmetto dices up and serves Carl Hiaasen's appearance this morning on the CBS Early Show, where the novelist and Miami Herald columnist continued his never-ending "Dang, Florida Is Weird" tour. How many times you think Hiaasen has said a variation of, "Florida is a magnet for all kinds ... More >>

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    July 10, 2006

    Phantom Cartwheels -- UPDATED

    Okay, about that "Pat" story in the Miami Herald: It's pretty clear that reporter Roberto Santiago should have credited the original New Times story. In fact, it's verging on a journalistic crime that the Herald didn't cite Julia Reischel's article. From Santiago's story: "The soon-to-be kindergar ... More >>

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    July 6, 2006

    Hugs and Hammerlocks

    Pitts I spoke with Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. about the Lucius Gantt rant. From his home in Bowie, Maryland, where he lives with his wife and five children, he said that he's used to being attacked, from within the black community and outside of it. "This is not something I take te ... More >>

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    July 5, 2006

    Gantt Rants Against Leonard Pitts

    Lucius Gantt is a black columnist and politico whose stock-in-trade has been old-school polemics and an abiding distrust of the white-dominated power structure. For more than 30 years, he's been writing his often vitriolic and sometimes outrageous opinion, and it has won him praise from fellow journ ... More >>

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    April 14, 2006

    Blog Hijacking

    Valdes-Rodriguez Poor Bob has lost it. Internet access. His phone service. He's completely at my mercy. So I'm taking over to provide his Friday afternoon blog entry. I know he was going to tell you that Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez is really a misunderstood genius who journalists never can give a fair sh ... 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 >>

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    September 15, 2005

    The Agony of DeFede

    Unions glom onto the Herald columnist's legacy

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    August 11, 2005

    Knight Riddance

    A great columnist falls to corporate cowardice. Was the CEO secretly holding the ax?

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    December 28, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for December 28, 2000