Association News

2017 Florida Media Conference convenes in Naples

The 2017 Florida Media Conference came to a close on Friday, August 11 at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples. The conference was (more…)

2016 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest winners announced

The FPA Better Weekly Contest award winners were announced on Friday, August 11 during the (more…)

Bill Cotterell and Frances DeVore inducted into Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame

This year’s Hall of Fame inductees were announced during the Florida Media Conference (more…)

Meet the Leadership Institute graduates

The first class of graduates from the Florida Press Foundation’s Leadership Institute were recognized at the (more…)

Dr. Deborah Kozdras named 2017 FPES Friend of NIE

The Friend of NIE Award is presented annually by Florida Press Educational Services in recognition of an (more…)

Florida Media Conference feedback requested

Please take a few minutes and provide us with your feedback about the 2017 Florida Media Conference held (more…)

Thanks to our conference sponsors and exhibitors

The Florida Media Conference partners would like to thank our sponsors and exhibitors for (more…)


Legal Update

From the Legal Hotline (877-NEWS-LAW)

Juvenile drivers, legal notice publication dates and more in today’s Legal Hotline recap. (more…)


Special Features

Free Webinar – Property Taxes 101: Understanding and Discussing Florida Property Taxes

Florida TaxWatch wants to help your reporters and editors better understand the state’s complex property tax (more…)

New “Thinking About Health” column – Stalemate in D.C. Leaves Health Insurance in Limbo

The bi-monthly “Thinking About Health” column is being provided free of charge to FPA members. The column on healthcare (more…)


Opinion

This time, privacy outweighs right to know

Public records are the foundation for reporting a range of stories important to your readers. (more…)


Industry News

Sessions: DOJ reviewing policies on media subpoenas

The Justice Department is considering making changes to its policies on subpoenaing news organizations (more…)

GateHouse acquires Morris Publishing’s 11 daily newspapers

New Media Investment Group has acquired Morris Publishing Group, whose portfolio includes (more…)

How Quartz achieved a 90 percent renewal rate for branded content

Publishers’ branded-content campaigns have painfully low renewal rates. One way Quartz has managed (more…)

We’re in the early stages of a visual revolution in journalism

Reports of the death of the written word are greatly exaggerated. The much-lamented and much-snarked-about phrase “pivot to video” (more…)

Pew Research Center releases new State of the News Media fact sheets

Since 2004, Pew Research Center has issued an annual report on key audience and economic indicators for a variety (more…)

Newsonomics: Nine midsummer lessons from a unique moment in press, and American, history

This hardly seems like a beachy, devil-may-care summer. Among fears of North Korean missiles, new Russian (more…)

‘Raining clicks’: why we need better thinking on technology, data and journalism

I’ve spent the last eight years building the case for using audience data in newsrooms and the tools and culture required (more…)

Top journalists reveal the best reporting advice they have received

Journalism as a profession is more art than science. There are few codified rules of the trade, no official list (more…)

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