Miami Vice

I'm not going to pretend to know what the moral of this nightmarish story is. But suffice it to say that when a former Miami Commissioner under indictment kills himself in the lobby of The Miami Herald building shortly after speaking to a Herald columnist who's been fired for illegally tape recording a phone call with the beleaguered official -- and just as a local weekly is publishing a splashy story describing the official's penchant for "adulterous sex, illegal drugs, bribery and extortion" --well, let's assume that we've got some fodder for the media think tanks and journalistic ethics cops here.

Confused? Curious? The best I can do is suggest you check out this piece in the Herald Miami Herald And this one in the Miami New Times. New Times

In this Washington Post piece, we've already got someone basically accusing the New Times of culpability in the suicide. Washington Post
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