Association News

Celebrate #LoveMyNewspaper Day on December 5

Thursday marks the fifth annual #LoveMyNewspaper Day, a day dedicated to readers sharing on social media the many reasons (more…)

Register for Public Notice Day luncheon on January 28

The third annual Public Notice Day will be held the third week of the 2020 Legislative Session. We encourage publishers and (more…)

Consider the Florida Press Foundation for your year-end giving

This is the time of year when many of us are considering year-end appeals from various charitable organizations. This year, we hope you will consider (more…)

2020 Leadership Institute now accepting applications

Apply now for the 2020 Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute, presented by the Florida Press Foundation. The program will (more…)

FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest opens Dec. 16

The 2020 Florida Press Association Weekly Newspaper Contest will open on Monday, December 16, 2019. (more…)


Legal Update

From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Home delivery ban, impounded livestock notice and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


First Amendment Foundation News

From busting crime to exposing secrecy: Pam Marsh takes the lead in Florida open-government advocacy

The Florida First Amendment Foundation (“FAF”) will be starting the new year with a new (more…)


Special Features

O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism now accepting applications

Consider a full-time investigative project supported by $65,000 in salary for nine months, plus (more…)

Wendy Chioji scholarship announced at UCF

A new journalism scholarship at UCF will honor Wendy Chioji, the former WESH-Channel 2 anchor who died in October. (more…)


Obituaries

Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame member Garth Reeves Sr. dies at 100

Garth Reeves Sr., longtime publisher of The Miami Times and 2018 Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame inductee, died November 25 at the age of 100. (more…)


Industry News

New York Times overhauls its presidential endorsement process

The New York Times’s editorial board is veering sharply away from its traditional closed-door endorsement (more…)

User engagement, environment are key inputs driving propensity to subscribe

Using propensity modeling to identify readers on a Web site that are likely to subscribe is a growing trend (more…)

Pew: 9 charts about America’s newsrooms

America’s newsrooms are changing in important ways. Mergers, closures and layoffs have affected a (more…)

An old FCC rule is being used to justify shrinking the Dayton ‘Daily’ News to three days a week

This surfaced over the Thanksgiving break here in the United States, but I don’t want to let it (more…)

Report for America to place a record 250 journalists in 164 local newsrooms in 2020

Report for America announced today that it will field 250 emerging journalists in 164 host news (more…)

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