Association News

FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest winners announced

The FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest award winners were announced on Friday, July 12 during the (more…)

Matt Walsh inducted into Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame

Matt Walsh was inducted into the Florida Press Association’s Newspaper Hall of Fame on Friday, July 12 (more…)

2019 Florida Media Conference comes to a close in St. Pete

The 2019 Florida Media Conference took place July 10-12 at The Vinoy resort in St. Petersburg. (more…)

Meet the 2019 Leadership Institute graduates

The 2019 class of graduates from the Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute was recognized during the (more…)

Jan Grabowski named 2019 FPES Friend of NIE

Florida Press Educational Services presented the 2019 Friend of Newspaper in Education (NIE) award to (more…)

Thanks to our 2019 conference sponsors and exhibitors!

The Florida Media Conference partners would like to thank our sponsors and exhibitors for participating in this year’s conference. Take (more…)

FPA member application pending – Comments requested

The Florida Press Association has received applications for Associate membership – Online, from the Florida Phoenix. (more…)

Press witnesses sought for August 22 execution

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a death warrant for inmate Gary Ray Bowles who committed his crime in Duval County. (more…)

Legal Update

From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Marsy’s Law, out-of-state notaries and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


Publisher Brian Burns leaving Ledger Media Group

Brian Burns, publisher of the Ledger Media Group, announced Monday he will leave that position on July 25. (more…)

First Amendment Foundation News

Job Posting: FAF seeking Foundation President

The First Amendment Foundation (FAF) seeks a president who is passionate about its mission as an advocate for open government (more…)

Special Features

Parker Thomson awards honor journalists at ceremony

The 2019 Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida were presented Thursday in (more…)

Industry News

Nearly 7,000 people threatened to cancel their newspaper subscriptions. Here’s what got them to stay.

You’re a print newspaper subscriber, and one morning your paper doesn’t show up. You call customer (more…)

When showing credibility imperils a story’s subjects

In their May 4 article for The New York Times, “Inside Gang Territory in Honduras: ‘Either They Kill Us or We Kill Them,’ ” (more…)

What sort of news travels fastest online? Bad news, you won’t be shocked to hear

As the old newsroom saw puts it, a thousand planes landing safely isn’t a story. One plane that doesn’t is. (more…)

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