Florida News

February 1 • Florida News | #Miscellaneous | #We The Journalists
Column: For a change, some good news about newspapers

When I graduated college and became a newspaper reporter in 2017, I knew what I was getting into.

November 6 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #News About News
SPJ Florida condemns local officials for denying access to New York Times

The Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter is calling on a group of local county commissioners to reverse its decision to deny residents digital access to The New York Times. 

October 15 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #FOI/First Amendment News | #News About News | #We The Journalists
SPJ Florida supports One Herald Guild, calls for fair election

Today, One Herald Guild — the latest newsroom unionizing effort out of Florida comprised of Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald and Miami.com

September 22 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #FOI/First Amendment News
SPJ Florida urges FIU to revise Athletics Media Relations Policy

A public university’s athletic media relations policy is violating both the First and Fifth Amendment — and student media along with its coverage is suffering because of it.

October 2 • Florida News
SPJ Florida Talks With Active Voice Fellow, Melissa Gomez

Student journalists don’t have full First Amendment rights, and New Voices is working to change that.

April 21 • Florida News
Attorney Fee Bill Passes Legislature; Gov. Expected to Sign

Last year, Barbara Peterson of the First Amendment Foundation named the so-called attorney fee bill “the worst [public records] bill I’ve seen in all my 25 plus years.”