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
Judges across the nation are wrapping up 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 a partial list of the finalists today. Results for the remaining 18 categories should be released early next week. In the meantime, please […]
Newsday’s parent company is near an agreement to sell the Long Island paper to New York Post owner Rupert Murdoch for $580 million, according to a source familiar with the negotiations and to a published report. Murdoch, Newsday Close to Deal