Update: Justin Copertino, the director of communications for the Panthers, tells New Times "Hispanic Heritage Night" has more than just a radio broadcast: "We will have a mariachi band playing pre-game and at the first intermission and salsa dancing," he says. "We will be offering several featured f ... More >>
Over the years, we have come to expect weirdness from Rick Scott, just as we expect an egg from a chicken. And, just like the chicken, Scott always delivers, pulling things out of his ass that make us scratch our heads. But even we are a little confused by some of Scott's most recent ads. It seems ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., charting the hip jiggles of the 4 p.m. early-bird dancers at King of Diamonds). 5. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy. Just fo ... More >>
Even though the journalism industry has been pummeled the past few years, with tremendous layoffs and profit declines (and the shuttering of some of our favorite titles), that hasn't stopped some foolish brave, optimistic people from wading into the new-media fray. If you crave your news with a Lati ... More >>
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 >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone
On L.A.'s Skid Row, a generational war over how to teach the American children of illegal immigrants
Lisa RabLa Palma recently had to report on its own demise.Over the course of its six-year existence, La Palma, the weekly Spanish-language spinoff of the Palm Beach Post, has seen plenty of ups and downs. The editorial staff grew to about 14 people, then shrank back down to four.Two weeks ago, th ... More >>
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 >>
La Palma, the weekly Spanish-language spinoff of the Palm Beach Post, quietly laid off three people yesterday, leaving a skeleton staff at the paper.Insiders say the three employees -- page designer Sergio Patrucco, copyeditor Claudia Moscoso, and reporter/copyeditor Jonathan Muñoz -- were calle ... More >>
Level the playing field with Defendiendo al Cavernicola.
Don't Believe the Claptrap
It Goes Back to the Spaniards and Brits
Once More With Brass
Radio host Joyce Kaufman wins fans by flaying a new enemy: undocumented immigrants
Radio (Vox Music/Ghetto Youths)
Yeah, part moro, moron
Then get outta the water, tonto
And hello again. Why Broward-Palm Beach immigrant groups are tired of the endless Castro drama.
Why Arnold Schwarzenegger is a genius at Mexican-bashing
Buy Mexico's corn wraps or prepare for yet another wave of immigrants, holmes
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 >>
You can't keep a good Mexican down.
Dropping vowels like a Mexican should, our vato invades Comedy Central.
Jackie Nespral Readers' Choice: Dwight Lauderdale, WPLG-TV (Channel 10)
How the Miami Herald screwed up its Kentucky Derby coverage
It's not every day a proper Shakespeare fest comes to town
Exiles From Cuban Politics