By Roy J. Harris Jr. April 18, 2013
Columbia Journalism Review
In this year’s American Society of News Editors, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and Scripps Howard competitions, Fort Lauderdale’s Sun Sentinel was runner-up for its gripping series exposing widespread reckless speeding by off-duty cops and the death and injury it caused in South Florida.
So how did the Tribune . . . → Read More: Pulitzer surprise: the Sun Sentinel’s rise to a gold medal
The search is smarter. The stories are easier to read. The site is filled with more video. No matter what size screen you’re on, the site automatically detects it and adjusts itself to fit.
This is the new TampaBay.com<http://www.tampabay.com/>, the #1 local news Web site of the Tampa Bay Times, Florida’s largest newspaper.
“The new TampaBay.com now reflects . . . → Read More: Tampa Bay Times launches ‘reimagined’ Web site – TampaBay.com
February 11, 2013
FOUR REVENUE SUCCESS STORIES
By Mark Jurkowitz and Amy Mitchell of the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism
SEE AN INFOGRAPHIC OF FINDINGS
VIDEO: Q&A WITH MARK JURKOWITZ
In America’s embattled newspaper industry, some business innovations are showing clear signs of success, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. While many of these . . . → Read More: NEWSPAPERS TURNING IDEAS INTO DOLLARS
Beginning February 4, the First Amendment Foundation will take to the highways for a statewide Sunshine Tour, meeting with editorial boards and citizens throughout Florida to talk about Sunshine in Government.
Barbara Petersen, president of the First Amendment Foundation, will be making the rounds across the state to discuss legislative proposals and possible reforms relating to transparency . . . → Read More: First Amendment Foundation will hit the road in a statewide Sunshine Road Tour before hosting the annual Sunshine Summit
By Peter Schorsch on January 30, 2013
In November of 2012, the Poynter Institute for Media Studies hired Christine Martin to head its new foundation and to increase philanthropic support for the institute. This came on the heels of a report by the Tampa Tribune revealing that the Tampa Bay Times, the institute’s traditional funding source, could no longer finance its parent organization. ”These have been difficult times,” . . . → Read More: Poynter Institute reports a $3.8 million annual loss for 2011; a significant drop from year before
January 16, 2013
Top 25 U.S. Newspaper Audience Gainers For September 2012
posted byNeal Lulofs, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Services
Last fall, we released the top 25 U.S. daily and Sunday newspapers as well as the top 25 newspapers with digital editions. Now I’d like to give you a closer look at the newspapers reporting gains in . . . → Read More: Top 25 U.S. Newspaper Audience Gainers for September 2012
by: Press Release | Dirks, Van Essen & Murray
The number of daily newspapers sold and the number of individual transactions involving daily newspapers in 2012 were the highest since the onset of the national recession five years ago.
In total, 84 daily newspapers were sold last year in 25 transactions worth $642.83 million, according to statistics . . . → Read More: Daily Newspaper Deals at New Post-Recession Highs
Democrat senior writer
Publication of Florida A&M’s official newspaper The Famuan may be postponed until the end of the month, but some of its staff members are determined to continue delivering the news.
This week, a group of former Famuan editors launched their own website called Ink and Fangs.
“The news was going on and we felt that we needed to . . . → Read More: Florida A&M Newspaper Students Publish Independent Website
At McClatchy’s Miami Herald, “most full-time employees who work a regularly scheduled 40-hour week, including executives and managers, will be required to take one week of unpaid furlough by June 30, 2013,” publisher David Landsberg writes in a memo that was sent out this afternoon.
To all Herald staff:
Today we are announcing a furlough program for the . . . → Read More: Miami Herald Announces Furlough Program
by: Press Release | Tampa Media Group
The Tampa Media Group is expanding its local news coverage and rolling out new offerings on both sides of Tampa Bay.
The St. Petersburg Tribune, a Pinellas County edition of The Tampa Tribune, debuted Sunday, Jan. 6.
With a Pinellas-based news staff, the Tribune’s newest edition will publish seven days a . . . → Read More: Tampa Media Group Expands Coverage, Debuts The St. Petersburg Tribune