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May 2 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #Miscellaneous | #We The Journalists
SPJ Florida board: Allow journalists access to public meetings

SPJ Florida is joining with the First Amendment Foundation in calling for council members in a South Florida city to allow journalists to attend public meetings. 

November 13 • Florida News | #Miscellaneous | #News About News
Blog: Undercover Panhandle Story Missed the Mark

How do you cover a marginalized group of people with empathy? For starters, you probably shouldn’t “dress up” as them.

October 5 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #Miscellaneous
Why didn’t you cover that? SPJ teams up with the NewsGuild to answer big question

It’s an age-old question for journalists, from sources who don’t understand: “Why didn’t you cover that?”

September 21 • Chapter News | #Florida News
SPJ Florida named ‘Chapter of the Year’ for the sixth time in a decade

The Society of Professional Journalists named SPJ Florida its 2020 Professional Chapter of the Year (Large Chapter), a designation that highlights the success of local chapters at supporting the society’s mission. 

May 6 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #News About News | #Unions
SPJ Florida condemns Gannett leadership for conflicting information

In a new letter signed by SPJ Florida’s officers and Board of Directors, the chapter unanimously condemns Gannett leadership for resisting efforts to recognize Florida newsroom unions.

April 28 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #News About News
Buy a T-shirt, support local journalism

By Lulu Ramadan, VP of Programs  SPJ Florida has partnered with West Palm Beach-based Cyan Shores, a custom print shop, to raise money for furloughed or laid off Florida journalists.