Association News

Florida Media Conference registration and hotel deadline is June 18

The deadline to register and to reserve your hotel room for the Florida Media Conference is June 18, 2019. After this date (more…)

Amendments to FPA Bylaws

In accordance with the bylaws, this is official notification that the Florida Press Association’s board of directors is recommending (more…)


Legal Update

From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Browser history and the Sunshine Law, law enforcement family photo considerations and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


Newsmakers

Observer Media Group names new publisher

Observer Media Group Inc. announced the promotion Monday, May 13, of Michael Eng as editor and publisher for (more…)


Obituaries

Former politician and FSU president Sandy D’Alemberte dies at 85

Former Florida State University president and politician Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, widely regarded as one of Florida’s most prominent statesmen and a leader on issues from open government to higher education, died Monday afternoon. He was 85. (more…)


Industry News

Tampa Bay Times among six media companies selected to participate in Data Lab

Local Media Association, in partnership with the Google News Initiative and Deloitte, today announced the six partners (more…)

U.S. journalism really has become more subjective and personal — at least some of it

It’s easy to make broad claims about the American media. “They’re all just a bunch of leftists!” “It’s all run by fat-cat corporations!” (more…)

How do you reach young audiences? These local newsrooms and Mizzou grads will experiment on Instagram

This summer, Emily Dunn will join scores of new journalists working in local newsrooms. Like them, she’ll be among (more…)

Simple ways to build trust? Apparently NOT

Trust in news media isn’t a lost cause. (more…)

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