The Society of Professional Journalists announces the finalists for the 58th annual Green Eyeshade Awards. This regional journalism competition recognizes outstanding journalism in 11 southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. The finalists will be honored and first-place winners announced at a banquet in late […]
Judges across the nation have concluded their judging of the 958 entries received in this year’s Sunshine State Awards competition. The South Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists released the complete list of finalists yesterday. The chapter will announce the winners on Saturday, May 31 at the 2008 Sunshine State Awards ceremony.
Bill F. Chamberlin, Joseph L. Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida and Director of the Marion Brechner Citizen Access Project, has been selected by the National Freedom of Information Coalition and the Society of Professional Journalists for their joint “Heroes of the 50 States: The Open Government Hall of Fame” award for 2008.
“Reporting On and From Latin America,” a workshop sponsored by Florida International University’s Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), will be held May 2 at the Biscayne Marriott Hotel. The workshop attracts journalists, editors, policy-makers and scholars from throughout the U.S., Latin America and Europe.
The widely reported deal to sell Tribune Co.’s Newsday to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. may be tripped up on antitrust concerns, the well-known media economist Robert G. Picard warned Tuesday. ‘Newsday’ Sale Could Raise Big Antitrust Issues, Economist Says