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    It was early morning in the Florida Capitol, and Sen. Jack Latvala — among the most powerful men in the Senate — was furious. He wanted doughnuts, and there were no doughnuts to be found. He was so angry he berated a junior staffer for the Senate majority leader, who then called in Rachel Perrin Rogers, a high-ranking aide.

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    December 13 at 2:59 p.m.

    Miami's Knight Foundation has millions of dollars at its disposal, a holdover from its eponymous family's former media empire (which included the Miami Herald during its glory days). Now a sizable piece of that money is devoted to "advancing journalistic excellence in the digital age."

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    October 30 at 8 a.m.

    The Miami Heat is about to make a huge, completely avoidable mistake, and it can all be fixed by reversing a decision that doesn't even go into effect next season. There is still time to keep coach Tony Fiorentino on the team's broadcast in 2018.

  • Media Watch | Miami News, Food, Culture and Events

    October 2 at 9 a.m.

    A lot of smart journalistic voices are writing about sports right now. But for every thought-provoking, boundary-pushing thinker, there's an Armando Salguero, the Miami Herald Dolphins columnist who once told a war veteran he "sucked as a soldier" and now has the gall to lecture black athletes on how to respect the flag.

  • Media Watch | Miami News, Food, Culture and Events

    October 2 at 8:30 a.m.

    With so much #FakeNews floating around on Facebook and Twitter, the Florida-based PolitiFact has become an invaluable tool for parsing out what's true and what's not. The social media giant itself has acknowledged that truth, joining forces with the national fact-checking site late last year in an effort to identify...

  • Media Watch | Miami News, Food, Culture and Events

    September 15 at 4:05 p.m.

    There's a special place in Hell for people who price-gouge the poor and charge $99 for cases of water during a hurricane. But dangling directly above those people, locked inside cages with no room to stand or lie down, Satan has reserved a few extra spaces for pundits who waste valuable column inches...