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The Return of Pacenti

The Daily Business Review, home of second chances. John Pacenti, who was so unceremoniously and outrageously fired by the weak-kneed corpo-hacks at the Palm Beach Post, is back, if only on a freelance basis. Today his byline appears in the DBR, where Jim DeFede also did a freelance piece before becoming a star of more visible mediums.

June 13, 2006 Daily Business Review

Florida Bar Tweaking discipline

By John Pacenti

After three years of study, a special commission of The Florida Bar has unveiled recommendations to streamline and reform how the Bar investigates and disciplines attorneys.

Okay, so it's not as sizzling as some of the stuff he did at the Post. Hell, DBR caters mostly to lawyers rather than folks like me and you (aka homo sapiens). But it's a newspaper that values good journalism -- and good reporters, even if they've been knocked down by other newspapers.

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Journalist Bob Norman has been raking the muck of South Florida for the past 25 years. His work has led to criminal cases against corrupt politicians, the ouster of bad judges from the bench, and has garnered dozens of state, regional, and national awards.
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