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
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!
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.
Chris Porter firstname.lastname@example.org Mike . . . → Read More: Florida Society of News Editors 2013 Contest Categories
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 email@example.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
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
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