State Senate Majority Leader Kathleen Passidomo Op Ed on 2020 Census

This op-ed may be republished in FPA member newspapers

Stand up and be counted!  Florida may lose resources, funding and representation in our federal government unless we do a better job of completing our 2020 Census.  It is important that everyone complete their 2020 Census before the September 30 deadline to make sure Florida and our citizens get our fair share of resources from the U.S. government and accurate representation in Congress. (more…)


Amid Rampant COVID Misinformation, Floridians Turn to Newspapers for Reliable, Accurate News, Survey Finds

TALLAHASSEE – Craving accuracy amid a barrage of COVID-19 misinformation, Florida news consumers are turning to the traditional trusted source of reliable information: newspapers, particularly the online content. A newly released survey shows that four in five Floridians say they get “some” or “a lot” of their coronavirus information from newspapers or their online editions. (more…)


Congratulations to the 2020 FSNE Journalism Contest Winners!

Winners in this year’s FSNE Journalism Contest were announced virtually on Thursday, August 13th via Zoom. See links below for complete contest winner information including the final list of winners, recording of awards presentation, and more: (more…)


Tomorrow! 2020 FSNE Journalism Contest Live Virtual Awards Program

FSNE will be hosting a Live Virtual Awards Program on Thursday August 13th at Noon EDT via Zoom. (Please register below to receive Zoom participation details.) (more…)


Announcing the 2020 FSNE Journalism Contest Live Virtual Awards Program

Mark your calendars! FSNE is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Live Virtual Awards Program on Thursday August 13th at Noon EDT via Zoom. (Please register below to receive Zoom participation details.) (more…)


Florida Infections Soar Twelvefold in 100 Days While Mask-Order States Remain Flat

In the state of Florida, the SARS-Cov-2 infection rate has soared 1,088 percent since mid-April.

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Report for America opens newsroom applications, expands opportunity to hire more journalists

Report for America announced today that applications are now open for news organizations interested in hosting more than 300 emerging journalists in their newsrooms for up to three years, beginning next June.

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FSNE Journalism Contest Award Finalists

Congratulations! The judging of this year’s contest is complete and a list of finalists is now available for your review!

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Renewing Democracy Grant

This is a challenging time for journalism and for society. It’s also, we believe, a moment of opportunity for journalists to provide urgent and compelling solutions-focused coverage that makes a difference to the communities you serve.

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Apply for Brechner Center reporting fellowship by May 15

COVID-19 is having a significant financial impact on U.S. newsrooms, at a time when accurate, unvarnished reporting (more…)