So, let's check up and see how the Herald's crack team of editors, reporters and "24/7 Information Specialists" are doing as they strive to "deliver breaking news through a variety of digital platforms."
Oh, darn! Would you look at this? Here's a screen shot from the Herald's website captured just hours ago.
A "woman's body" has been "found dead" inside her home! That sounds serious!
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OK, maybe not that serious.
Instead of sending a Miami Herald "24/7 Information Specialist" to the scene to report the story, someone at the Herald did what they've been doing a lot of lately...they copied and pasted the information from CBS4.
OK, let's see what else is going on.
The Herald also has a story about a woman who was "fatally shot" in Liberty City Monday night.
Every TV station in town had the story on their websites first thing this morning.
But the Herald's "24/7 Information Specialists" didn't get around to posting a story - written by an inexperienced intern - until Tuesday afternoon.
Alright, anything else?
Here's a story headlined, "Man run over by construction equipment in Miami-Dade."
OK, so it's not really a story...it's just two sentences. Two sentences that look as though they might have originated here.
A note at the bottom of the "story" - which was posted on Herald's website at 3:45pm - advises, "This report will be updated as more information becomes available." Yeah, well....we'll be waiting breathlessly for that "update."A man died in a construction accident Tuesday in Southwest Miami-Dade.
The man, who hasn’t yet been identified by Miami-Dade police, died after he became trapped under a piece of Bobcat construction equipment at about 11:40 a.m. at 15351 SW 208th Ave.
Check back often as we keep tabs on the Herald's quest to become South Florida's source for news, "24/7."