Miami Herald

American daily newspaper
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The Miami Herald is an American newspaper. It is headquartered in Miami-Dade County, Florida.[1] Founded in 1903, it is the fifth largest newspaper in Florida.[2][3][4]The Miami Herald has been awarded 24 Pulitzer Prizes.[5]



20th century


In 1903, Frank B. Stoneman moved the Orlando Record newspaper to Miami, [6] and called it the Miami Evening Record.[7] In 1907, the name changed to the Miami Morning News-Record.[6]

In 1910, Frank B. Shutts bought the newspaper and renamed it to the Miami Herald.[8]

During the Florida land boom of the 1920s, the Miami Herald was the largest newspaper in the world.

The newspaper won its first Pulitzer Prize in 1950, for its reporting on Miami's organized crime.[9]

The newspaper was bought in 2019.[10]


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  2. Merrill, John C. and Harold A. Fisher. The world's great dailies: profiles of fifty newspapers (1980) pp. 196–201.
  3. "PolitiFact Florida | Sorting out the truth in politics". Retrieved October 22, 2012.
  4. "Top 10 Daily Newspapers in Florida". Archived from the original on August 22, 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  5. Kleinman, Jeff (3 June 2023). "Miami Herald Editorial Board wins Pulitzer for 'Broken Promises' series on civic letdowns". Miami Herald. Miami Herald Media Company. Retrieved 16 September 2023.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Miami Evening Record Formed in 1903
  7. "Headlines!; Unfolding 117 Years of History with the Miami Herald". Coral Gables Museum. Retrieved 11 May 2023.
  8. "Miami Evening Record Formed in 1903". Miami History Blog. Retrieved 2021-04-23.
  9. VIGLUCCI, ANDRES (April 27, 2023). "Bids top $1 billion for Miami waterfront land where Genting wanted to build casino". miami herald. Retrieved 11 May 2023.
  10. Parsley, Jason. "Steve Rothaus Takes Buyout From Miami Herald". Retrieved 2022-11-30.