Association News

It’s Time to Renew Your FPA Membership!

Florida Press Association 2021 dues invoices were emailed to members last week. (more…)

2021 FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest Deadline Feb. 8!

Entry Period: December 7, 2020 – February 8, 2021 (more…)

2021 Florida Media Conference Registration Now Open!

July 15-16, 2021   |   The Westin Sarasota (more…)


Legal Update

Ray Rodrigues tackles newspaper notices, voting rights restitution with single bill

Revenue from non-newspaper notices would help fund a restitution database. (more…)


Newsmakers

Jim Gouvellis named publisher of the Clermont News Leader

Jim Gouvellis, the former executive editor of the Sun Newspapers in Sarasota and Charlotte counties, has been named publisher of the Clermont News Leader in Lake County. (more…)


Special Features

2021 FSNE Journalism Contest Open for Entries

Florida Society of News Editors Journalism Contest is now open for entries! (more…)


Obituaries

Politicians underestimated this reporter. Bless their hearts.

Virginia Ellis was the first woman to lead this newsroom’s statehouse bureau. She died on Christmas Eve at 77. (more…)

Historian, writer detailed Clay County’s past for a decade for Clay Today

For more than a decade, Mary Jo McTammany provided readers with a magical portal to Clay County’s past. (more…)


Industry News

Should journalists play a role in identifying rioters?

News organizations may have an unpopular fight ahead as federal law enforcement agencies seek out their unpublished images from the Capitol siege. (more…)


Training

A streamlined unpublishing process is as important as thoughtful policy

An official request process and tracking form are vital — and we want to build you one. (more…)

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