Association News

Celebrate Newspaper in Education Week March 2-6

Newspaper in Education Week, an initiative of the¬†American Press Institute, recognizes the accomplishments of NIE (more…)

Deadline extended to Feb. 24 for FSNE Journalism Contest

Now is the time to submit those last minute entries! You now have until 11:59 pm on Monday, February 24, 2020 to enter this (more…)

2020 Leadership Institute applications due March 6

The deadline to submit applications for the 2020 Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute is March 6. Presented by the Florida Press Foundation, the program will (more…)

Legal Update

2020 Regular Session Legislative Report (Week 5)

Session began January 14 and concludes on March 13. Here are the bills we are following with the current status: (more…)

Special Features

Expenses-paid fellowship: The latest on opioids and addiction

Reporting on opioids can take a toll on journalists, too. The National Press Foundation and the American Society of (more…)


Karen Hanes, long-time News Herald publisher, dead at 69

Karen Hanes, a former News Herald publisher and vice president of Freedom Communications, died (more…)

Industry News

Newsrooms are rethinking their use of mugshots in crime reporting

Some are red-eyed from crying, others visibly drunk. Some sport black eyes or jarring face tattoos. Occasionally, one (more…)

Knight Foundation offers share of $2 million to help newsrooms use new publishing platforms to grow audiences

As part of its work to help newsrooms optimize their use of technology, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (more…)

USA Today uses augmented reality to dive deeper into topical news stories

US news organisation USA Today is using augmented reality (AR) to delve deeper into news stories for its mobile audiences. (more…)

Tool to help journalists spot doctored images is unveiled by Jigsaw

A doctored, phony image of President Barack Obama shaking hands with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran. A real photograph (more…)

Publishers are using a Starbucks Wi-Fi program to hunt for new readers

These days newspapers are scrupulously focusing on eliminating the ways that people can circumvent¬†their paywalls. But some (more…)

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