Association News

Don’t Miss Out! Register for the 2021 Florida Media Conference Today! Hotel Deadline- June 21, 2021

The deadline to reserve your hotel room for the Florida Media Conference is next week!  Book Your Room Now. (more…)

Meet the new Intersect Media Board Member Tim Smolarick

Tim Smolarick happily admits that he is approaching 40 years of newspaper experience, serving as Publisher of the Highlands News Sun since June of 2017. Tim was also named Group Publisher and VP for the Highland’s News Sun parent Company DR-Media and Investments in January of 2018. (more…)

Legal Update

Public Notice Webinars: Public Notice Bill

Florida Press Association’s second (VIP) roundtable discussion via Zoom on the new public notice bill, HB 35, was held on June 10 (the earlier presentation was on May 27). (more…)

Special Features

You’re Invited! FAF June 24 Tribute to Rosemary O’Hara

Rosemary Goudreau O’Hara’s legendary career in journalism deserves a celebration, so the First Amendment Foundation invites you to her party!  (more…)


David E. Klement, the ‘conscience’ of the Bradenton Herald for three decades, dies at 81

David E. Klement, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, think-tank director and public utility regulator, died Wednesday at his home in his sleep, according to his family. He was 81. (more…)

Industry News

A special Poynter Report: Looking at this year’s Pulitzer Prizes

As we look back at 2020, three major news stories consumed the media cycle. (more…)

USA Today fights subpoena aimed at readers of Florida FBI shooting story

Newspaper publisher Gannett is fighting an effort by the FBI to try to determine who read a specific USA Today story about a deadly shooting in February near Fort Lauderdale, Fla., that left two FBI agents dead and three wounded. (more…)

Tampa Bay Times Investigation Makes Meaningful Impact

Found at, “Poisoned” is a two-part series first published in March. (more…)

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