Association News

FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest random list of winners now available

The judging of this year’s FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest is complete and a list of finalists is now available to review. (more…)

COVID-19 Content Sharing

The unprecedented public health crisis of COVID-19 has resulted in new and far-reaching challenges to our Florida Press Association member newspapers. To assist (more…)

Jim Fogler op-eds available to FPA members

The following op-eds from Florida Press Association President and CEO Jim Fogler are available for FPA members to republish (more…)

Nominations sought for 2020 Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame are now being accepted. The deadline to send in (more…)

The Florida Media Conference & COVID-19

With the information available to us today, the 2020 Florida Media Conference will take place as planned in Sarasota on July 23-24. (more…)

Call for entries: FNAME Creative Excellence Contest

The 2020 Florida Newspaper Advertising & Marketing Executives’ Creative Excellence Contest is now open and accepting entries! (more…)


Legal Update

Update COVID-19: Keeping American Workers Paid Act

This proposed stimulus package, which should be finalized in the next few days, would provide $350 billion to help prevent workers (more…)

FPA working to keep newspapers essential

We all have been hearing about various orders from state and local governments imposing business shutdowns (more…)


Special Features

Call for entries: The Waldo Proffitt Award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in Florida

The Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications at the University of South Florida invites (more…)


Industry News

Zero incidents of COVID-19 transmission from print surfaces

There has never been a documented incident whereby the COVID-19 virus has been transmitted from a print newspaper, (more…)

Do news sites have an ethical duty to remove paywalls on coronavirus coverage?

For two years now many news sites have turned to digital subscriptions as a financial lifeline. With a (more…)

America’s Newspapers and E&P Launch coronavirus information site for news industry

Aiming to help newspapers and other news organizations navigate the coronavirus public health crisis, (more…)

How journalists can address mistrust in pandemic coverage and help ‘flatten the curve’

Among the jarring statistics related to the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 250,000 confirmed (more…)

Twitter donating $1 million to journalism nonprofits amid coronavirus

Twitter said Tuesday that it’s donating $1 million to the Committee to Protect Journalists (more…)

7 hard-to-get drone visuals you can get during the COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has newsrooms across the country and the world scrambling (more…)

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