See South Florida? We knew underneath all that sun-soaked apathy and cosmetic work you had some dormant activist ire.
Last week, we clued you in on the protests breaking out around the country against the possible sale of the Tribune Co.'s fleet of top-quality news sources. Demonstrations were hel ... More >>
The media "Kochtapus" could soon be a reality. The clock is running down on the sale-time for the Tribune Company, a package of some of the most venerated newspapers in the country, including our own Sun-Sentinel. The troubled company is expected to go to the highest bidder this month, and, as we re ... More >>
Are you the type of person that likes to do everything yourself? You change your car's oil in the garage, do your taxes online, service your own pool -- and even mow your lawn without a single complaint. Why? Because it's getting done the right way, that's why!
Now, if only you could get the same k ... More >>
Most people won't notice a difference. Really, who would? The bylines hide between the headlines and the article, and besides, the entire intent of journalism isn't the writers but the stories.
So, maybe, people won't notice. But they should. In the wake of Newsweek's last issue and the Miami Heral ... More >>
So it's come to this.
The Sun Sentinel, that bastion of muckrakery and insight, has now begun dabbling in what appears to be -- yes -- freestyle beat poetry about the tragic arc of the Christmas tree. Its merits aren't immediately discernible, because the poem hides among the column inches. Noneth ... More >>
W Kelley LucasCity Link, the weekly newspaper published by the Sun-Sentinel and its parent, Tribune Company, is officially toast as of next week -- mostly.The folks at City Link didn't respond New Times' inquiries last month when we got wind of its impending doom, but now we've got the off ... More >>
Broward Sheriff's OfficeRyan LeVinIt seems we weren't the only ones thinking that hard-partying, Porsche-driving, Brit-killing douchebag Ryan LeVin bought his way out of prison last week.In case you forgot, Judge Barbara McCarthy sentenced LeVin to two years
house arrest, ten years probation, an ... More >>
That's a video from Saturday of Damon Weaver, the Canal Point Elementary student who became world-famous during his 2008 quest to interview Barack Obama. The kid landed that interview this past summer. Judging by this more recent video at Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium, Weaver has followed the t ... More >>
Just because I haven't seen this published anywhere else, I'm putting up this message from Tribune Co.'s Randy Michaels regarding Orlando Sentinel Editor Charlotte Hall's farewell speech as president of the American Society of News Editors.
It's an okay speech, but who are these "pun ... More >>
In yet another symbol of the fall of American newspapers, the man billed as the "only U.S. reporter based in Havana" is leaving Cuba.
Sun-Sentinel Executive Editor Earl Maucker told staff during a meeting on Friday that the newspaper is shutting down its bureau in Havana ... More >>
In his latest think piece, Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams describes the transformation of the company's national cable channel, WGN, into "WGN-America."
"WHY 'AMERICA'? Because there's more to life than Hollywood and Manhattan," Abrams writes. "The channel will speak to Mi ... More >>
Beginning Monday, Sun-Sentinel and WSFL-TV employees will get a little payback for driving on company time.
The ever-observant and hyper-vigilant management team has noticed that gas prices have gone down recently. So they're cutting the mileage rate from 42 to 40 cents.
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If you haven't checked it out, take a spin over to Norm Kent's "Broward Law Blog" this morning. Yes, the "renowned criminal defense attorney," as Kent refers to himself, and former Express Gay News publisher is giving the bliz a go. "I want to spark people's conscience; to make them care about ... More >>
Remember when newspapers were doing so well, that some towns had a newspaper for the morning and afternoon? Well, I'm going to relive those halcyon days here with a tilt on this morning's Sun-Sentinel.
After declaring South Florida's lust for a GM bailout a couple days ago, the Sentinel's front pa ... More >>
A source at the Sun-Sentinel tells me that the newspaper's Palm Beach County office in Delray Beach is closing up this week. The bureau, which had 27 people last year but has surely shrunk a bit during recent staff cuts, is moving down to the newspaper's existing Deerfield Beach office.
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