April 10 • News About News
BLOG: Miami Herald Offering Buyouts

New Times blog The Daily Pulp reports that the Miami Herald is offering buyouts to veteran employees in an attempt to cut its staff by 2 percent.


April 10 • News About News
POYNTER: Live Blogging: How It Makes Us Better Journalists

Reporters talk about how live blogging helps them grow as storytellers -- by teaching them to look for quirky details and polishing their listening, note taking and deadline writing skills.


April 8 • FOI/First Amendment News
SPJ Leaders Defend Media Shield Bill

Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists Friday urged members of the Bush Administration, the United States Department of Justice and members of the United States Senate to forego attempts to stifle the passage of S. 2035, the Free Flow of Information Act.


April 7 • Upcoming Events
2008 Sunshine State Awards Banquet

The winners of this year’s Sunshine State Awards will be announced on Saturday, May 31st at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel.


April 1 • News About News
AMERICAN JOURNALISM REVIEW: Maybe it is Time to Panic

AJR Senior Editor Carl Sessions Stepp explains why it is time to “launch a counteroffensive to preserve serious journalism.


March 27 • Chapter News
BALCO Journalists to Speak at 2008 Sunshine State Awards Banquet

FORT LAUDERDALE — Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru Wada, the San Francisco Chronicle investigative team that exposed the explosive BALCO steroid scandal, are slated to speak at the 14th annual Sunshine State Awards banquet sponsored by the South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.