McCormick Place

by Bernard McCormick Oct 2019 Also on Digital Edition

It was in a restaurant with several TVs showing sports. There was no sound, but we knew instantly when we saw Chicago Bears uniforms and a shot of actor James Caan that this was a piece about Pic, and the old film “Brian’s Song.” It is a story that comes around every football season, and loses little of its poignancy with the years. The film, made for TV, has proved one of the most enduring works in that category.

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by Bernard McCormick Sep 2019 Also on Digital Edition

Alast month edition of the Sunday New York Times had a special section telling you everything you didn’t  want to hear about the decline of American newspapers.

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by Bernard McCormick Jul 2019 Also on Digital Edition

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by Bernard McCormick May 2019 Also on Digital Edition

Our new governor continues to draw praise from the media on his new directions for Florida. The most recent was the appointment of a respected University of Florida expert on water resources to the new post of chief science officer.

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by Bernard McCormick Apr 2019 Also on Digital Edition

The latest thing in running for office in Florida is to not tell the voters what you stand for. It may be the best way to win an election.

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by Bernard McCormick Mar 2019 Also on Digital Edition

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by Bernard McCormick Feb 2019 Also on Digital Edition

We made a New Year’s resolution to not waste this valuable space with anything as banal as critiquing sports uniforms. But that was last year’s  resolution, which we proudly kept, and this is a brand new year and some of the 2018 violations of the uniforms code of duds have been so egregious that we must go on record.

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by Bernard McCormick Jan 2019 Also on Digital Edition

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by Bernard McCormick Dec 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Once upon a journalistic time— the 1970s­—South Florida newspapers were among the most successful in the country. The Miami Herald, owned by the Knight Ridder company, had a statewide presence, with several bureaus, and influential readers in most major Florida cities. In Broward County alone it had a staff of 70 based in an office on Sunrise Boulevard.

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by Bernard McCormick Nov 2018 Also on Digital Edition

When major political events, such as the one we are now enjoying, are taking place, most low information people don’t really understand what they are all about. That is, until Hollywood steps in and makes a movie about it.

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