FSNE 2013 Journalism Contest, Call for Entries!

Call for Entries!

Dear Fellow Florida News Editors,

Call for Entries! The FSNE 2013 Journalism Contest is now OPEN for all entries. You and your team may begin entering today.

We are again using the betternewspapercontest.com website. Follow the attached Contest Instructions to get your account started. (You need a Firefox browser for this site.) We are listed as . . . → Read More: FSNE 2013 Journalism Contest, Call for Entries!

Florida Society of News Editors 2013 Contest Categories

All categories are judged by circulation division (Division A, more than 125,000 daily; Division B, 50,000 to 125,000 daily; and Division C, under 50,000 daily) except for Spanish language papers.

Entries will be submitted using a web-based program at www.betterbnc.com.

Contest opens: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013                   Deadline for all entries: Friday, March 1, 2013.

 

Contest contacts:

Chris Porter porter@sun-herald.com Mike . . . → Read More: Florida Society of News Editors 2013 Contest Categories

FSNE 2013 Journalism Contest Instructions

Once again, entries to the FSNE Journalism Contest will be submitted using a web-based program at www.betterbnc.com.

 

Below are directions for preparing and submitting entries. If you have questions, please contact Chris Porter at (941) 206-1134 or porter@sun-herald.com.

 

IMPORTANT: The contest platform is optimized for Firefox for PC and Macintosh. Please have a recent version downloaded and installed . . . → Read More: FSNE 2013 Journalism Contest Instructions

Top 25 U.S. Newspaper Audience Gainers for September 2012

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

Daily Newspaper Deals at New Post-Recession Highs

posted: 1/17/2013

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

Florida A&M Newspaper Students Publish Independent Website

Written by
Jennifer Portman
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

Miami Herald Announces Furlough Program

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

Tampa Media Group Expands Coverage, Debuts The St. Petersburg Tribune

posted: 1/7/2013

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

Photographer Carlos Miller Wins Fight With Miami-Dade County Police Department

By Francisco Alvarado Thu., Nov. 8 2012 at 2:27 PM

Carlos Miller: Not guilty! As one of Miami’s most fervent free speech activists, Miller was facing a criminal misdemeanor of resisting arrest stemming from a tussle with one particular member of Miami-Dade Police Department’s finest on January 31.

While filming county and City of Miami cops clearing out Occupy Miami . . . → Read More: Photographer Carlos Miller Wins Fight With Miami-Dade County Police Department

‘Duke’ Maas leaving as Tampa Tribune’s executive editor

By RICHARD MULLINS | The Tampa Tribune
Published: November 08, 2012
Updated: November 08, 2012 – 2:14 PM

TAMPA –Tampa Tribune executive editor Richard “Duke” Maas said today he will be leaving the newspaper at the end of this month.

In an e-mail to employees, Maas said that he and Tampa Tribune/TBO.com publisher William Barker mutually agreed to the move “after much consideration . . . → Read More: ‘Duke’ Maas leaving as Tampa Tribune’s executive editor