Monday, March 18, 2013

Miami Herald prepares to write the next chapter (cont.)

As the Miami Herald gets ready to move into a new building in Doral, Random Pixels looks back at some key dates and events in the paper's history.

1944 - Nov 18: Dade Circuit judges cite Herald for contempt for publishing two editorials and a cartoon criticizing the court.

1945 - July 24: Florida Supreme Court upholds contempt conviction.

1946 - June 3: U.S. Supreme Court overturns contempt conviction.

1947 - Jan. 7: Herald founder Frank Shutts dies.

1948 - Dec. 23: Members of Typographical Union local go on strike at Herald.

1949 - May 31: Miami Herald reporter Steve Trumbull slugged by a state senator in Tallahassee.

Source: Miami Herald, Sept. 15, 2002.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Feel free to comment on anything you read here.

All comments must first be approved. Spam and spam links will not be tolerated or approved.