Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays from the Florida Press Association and Intersect Media Solutions!
Office Closure Notice
Our offices will close from 3 pm, Thursday, Dec. 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 26 as we move the Lake Mary office and celebrate the holidays. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, December 27. Our new address, effective Dec. 22, is 1025 Greenwood Blvd, Suite 191, Lake Mary, FL 32746. Our phone numbers have not changed.

Association News

Register for Public Notice Day luncheon on Jan. 24

Join the Florida Press Association for a luncheon at noon on January 24, 2018 in recognition of the (more…)

Apply today for the 2018 Leadership Institute

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute, presented by the Florida Press Foundation. The program will take place over (more…)

Consider the Florida Press Foundation for your year-end giving

This is the time of year when many of us are considering year-end appeals from various charitable organizations. This year (more…)

Legal Update

Preventing and defending against copyright claims

In previous e-bulletins, we have discussed the copyright laws in terms of how a newspaper can protect its own works (more…)

Proposed newsprint tariffs threaten small-town newspapers

Today, more than 1,100 newspapers in small and medium-sized communities across the United States signed a letter calling on (more…)

Special Features

Nominations for the Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting due Dec. 15

The First Amendment Foundation (FAF) announced the creation of the Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting at (more…)

The status of women in communication industries survey deadline extended to Dec. 31

In the communication industries of today, change is the new normal.  This survey is designed to examine (more…)

Industry News

Newsonomics: These are the 3 fault lines redrawing the U.S. media business

On the surface, Meredith’s $2.8 billion buy of Time Inc. seems fairly straightforward: Leading women’s (more…)

Your 17 favorite tools for journalism from 2017

Welcome to the last issue of Try This! — Tools for Journalism for this year. It’s been (more…)

Pulitzer Board expands eligibility in Breaking News prize category

The Pulitzer Prize Board has expanded eligibility in its Breaking News reporting category. (more…)

It’s time for a paywall revolution

In past columns, I’ve brainstormed how we might think differently about newsletters, headlines, homepages, (more…)

Why recirculation is a key metric for news publishers in 2018

Readers have never enjoyed greater access to content and the media industry has never been more (more…)

Where buffaloes roam, an idea to keep local news alive

This “editor” isn’t a slave to the police blotter. He prefers updated community-by-community economic figures. (more…)

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