FOI/First Amendment News

March 12 • Chapter News | #FOI/First Amendment News | #Unions
SPJ Florida hosts free webinar on newsrooms unionizing

In the middle of covering the coronavirus, journalists from across the country took an hour out to talk about something entirely different: unionizing.

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

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.

February 23 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #FOI/First Amendment News
SPJ Florida and Other Journalism Groups Condemn WLRN Takeover From School Board

The Miami-Dade School Board is looking to take control over local public radio and television station WLRN by directly managing it.

January 28 • Chapter News | #FOI/First Amendment News
“Worst Ever” Public Records Law Passes subcommittees

This piece originally appeared on South Florida Gay News and is being republished here with the permission of Jason Parsley.

February 14 • FOI/First Amendment News
Code for Miami Launches Open Data Policy Initiative

Code for Miami will host Miami Open Data Jam, a public collaborative brainstorming session from noon to 2 p.m.