Association News

Time is running out! Register for Public Notice Day lunch featuring Florida CFO Patronis

To celebrate the third annual Public Notice Day, the Florida Press Association will be holding a luncheon at (more…)

Sponsorship opportunities available for 2020 Florida Media Conference

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are now available! Reach top decision makers and industry leaders at the 2020 Florida Media (more…)

Deadline approaching for FPA Weekly Newspaper Contest

You have a little over two weeks left to enter this year’s contest! The deadline to submit entries in the 2020 Florida Press Association Weekly Newspaper Contest is 11:59 pm on Monday, February 3, 2020. (more…)

Invoices sent for 2020 membership dues

Florida Press Association 2020 dues invoices were emailed to members this week. The renewal process is easier than ever (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…)

Host newspapers needed for 2020 summer internship program

Applications are now being accepted for host newspapers to participate in the 2020 Florida Press Foundation internship program. (more…)


Legal Update

2020 Regular Session Legislative Report (Week 1)

Session began January 14 and committees have started meeting. Session lasts 60 days, concluding on March 13. Here are the bills we (more…)


Special Features

O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism applications due Jan. 20

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

RJI’s flexible fellowship program application deadline is Jan. 17

Is there a journalism challenge you or your newsroom has wanted to tackle, but haven’t had the time or resources to focus on the idea? (more…)


Industry News

Six months in, here’s how the Florida news outlets’ climate change partnership is going

What started out last summer as a partnership among six Florida news organizations to cover climate change (more…)

‘When money is offered, we listen’: foundation funding and nonprofit journalism

The economic outlook for journalism remains dark. The news industry’s once-dependable revenue model, based on selling (more…)

How the New York Times verified the Iran missile-strike footage

On January 8, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 caught fire in the sky above Tehran. All 176 people on board (more…)

5 business models for local news to watch in 2020

Predictions are a tricky business, but there is one sure thing for 2020: local news publishers cannot depend (more…)

Journalism, media, and technology trends and predictions 2020

This year’s report adopts a new format which highlights the views of digital leaders on the key issues facing the news (more…)

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