MIAMI HERALD OMBUDSMAN
Edward Schumacher-Matos, a former editor and reporter with The New York Times and Wall Street Journal with extensive experience in Florida and Latin America, writes pieces every other Sunday taking up issues in the news, answering questions from readers and critiquing how The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald handle topics of significance.
OTHER MEDIA OMBUDSMEN
- New York Times - Clark Hoyt
- Washington Post - Andrew Alexander
- National Public Radio - Alicia Shepard
MIAMI HERALD OMBUDSMAN: PUBLISHED DEC. 16, 2007
You might not normally link Sean Taylor and Benjamin Franklin, but the two are linked in ignominy with part of The Miami Herald's website. Of the three, only the murdered football player comes off well.
MIAMI HERALD OMBUDSMAN: PUBLISHED NOV. 18, 2007
Most of us wish the Iraq War would just go away. In one way, you might think it slowly has: the pages of The Miami Herald.
The Miami Herald has made a financial contribution to the campaign of Hillary Clinton. As readers or supporters of other candidates, have you and I just been defrauded?
How can even the most hardened editor not go warm and fuzzy over the Gomez brothers?The two boys were detained to be deported to their native Colombia when student friends intervened to save them, launching an online campaign, raising money and going to Congress. They won the family's release, at least for the moment. The Gomez boys, 18 and 19, were popular students, and the younger Juan was a star. He had near-perfect grades and has just entered the honor's program at Miami Dade College.