Hammered by the same financial problems facing newspapers across the country, The Miami Herald announced plans to reduce its workforce by 250 full-time employees — 17 percent of its staff.
David Sirota, a nationally syndicated columnist, joins the South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for an evening of discussion, insight and a reading of his latest New York Times Bestseller: The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street & Washington (Crown Publishers, May 2008).
Florida International University journalism professor Neil Reisner’s students are blogging from the IRE conference in Miami. Check out their thoughts here.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and Atlanta Press Club (APC) will honor the best in journalism from 11 states in one night at APC’s 2008 Annual Gala/ Green Eyeshade Awards.
Early bird registration of $100 for the National Writers’ Workshop ’08 ends Monday, June 9. Sign up at www.sun-sentinel.com/writers