Miami Herald staffers: Let's not mimic Twitter or the Sun-Sentinel
New Times Broward Palm Beach
A note signed by 23 Miami Herald staffers and posted on the paper's memo board says:
* The Miami Herald "is becoming the newspaper equivalent of open mike night. Or a flea market" by quoting from tweets and anonymous commenters.
* "The Sun-Sentinel, with its endless lists and tip-sheets, is doing no better than we are, and has badly depleted what journalistic dignity it once had."
* "It seems as if we are just throwing things at the wall, hoping something will stick. As one of our colleagues said recently: if that is the plan, why not try throwing out some serious, thoughtful, hard-hitting journalism?"
> Ombud says Herald's Terry Jones coverage "responsible"