Association News

FPA head Dean Ridings accepts CEO position at newly formed America’s Newspapers

It is a bittersweet moment for the Florida Press Association as we announce the resignation of H. Dean Ridings, President and CEO (more…)

Now available: Sunshine Scorecard 2019

The Sunshine Scorecard, a project produced by the Florida Society of News Editors in conjunction with the First Amendment Foundation (more…)

Press witnesses sought for November 7 execution

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a death warrant for inmate James Dailey who committed his crime in Pinellas County. (more…)


Legal Update

From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Extensive use fees, medical marijuana ads and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


Newsmakers

Carol Rose takes over as PBDN editor

In June, Carol Rose was named interim editor of the Palm Beach Daily News until a permanent replacement could be found. (more…)


First Amendment Foundation News

Purchase tickets for Oct. 17 reception honoring 35 years of FAF & President Barbara Petersen

Help us celebrate 35 years of Florida’s First Amendment Foundation with our friends, supporters, and President Barbara Petersen who is set to retire after 25 wonderful years. (more…)


Industry News

Starbucks, no longer selling print newspapers in stores, now offering free digital access to several newspaper websites

After ceasing sales of print newspapers, Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will offer customers free digital access to several (more…)

New Brechner Center study documents illegality of government policies restricting employee communications with journalists

Government agencies throughout the country are enforcing broad policies forbidding public employees (more…)

One subscriber or 48,000 pageviews: Why every journalist should know the “unit economics” of their content

Imagine you’re a barista at a coffee shop. You may have no background in business, finance, or data analysis — but you still probably (more…)

Learning to Listen: Building a culture of engagement in newsrooms

Given the current national crisis in trust and business models for journalism, many newsrooms now recognize the need (more…)

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