Miami Herald selected for national collaborative covering climate change

The Local Media Association has selected the Miami Herald as one of 22 news outlets across the country for the Covering Climate Collaborative. (more…)

Times project exposing lead dangers at Florida factory cost about $500,000

Inside Florida’s lone lead smelter, hundreds of workers have been exposed to alarming levels of poisons. (more…)

Three top newsroom leaders credit Florida A&M University for their success

Leon Tucker speaks with humbleness and excitement about what’s ahead as he describes his recent appointment as editor of The Ledger in Lakeland, Florida. (more…)

What we lost and what we found after a year working from home

Just after the NBA announced it was shutting down last March, the staff of the Orlando Sentinel started getting emails that they might need to work from home. (more…)

Florida releases COVID-19 variant data day after Orlando Sentinel sues for it

Mutated strains of COVID-19 have reached 41 of Florida’s 67 counties, infecting hundreds of residents, including a 97-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy, according to data released to the Orlando Sentinel late Friday by the state Department of Health.


Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication launches an affiliate at Stephens College

The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication is expanding its reach nationwide. (more…)

Janet Cruz files legislation to protect the press against hate crimes

Sen. Janet Cruz has filed legislation in hopes of addressing the rising violence toward members of the press. (more…)

Neves Media Publishing acquires Times, Star

Neves Media Publishing  Monday the purchase of four weekly newspapers –  The Apalachicola Times, Port St. Joe Star, the Washington County News, and the Holmes County Times-Advertiser – from Gannett Media Corp. (more…)

Medill Survey Finds News Media’s Money Worries Overwhelming, but Few See Ads as Best Answer

The first-ever Medill Media Industry Survey of nearly 1,400 members of the U.S. news media was conducted by Associate Professor Stephanie Edgerly of the Medill School. (more…)

Toolkit launched to provide media with best messaging practices on COVID-19 vaccine education

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) today announced the launch of an online toolkit to help local journalists craft COVID-19 vaccine education messages (more…)