Chamberlin wins FOI Award from SPJ, NFOIC

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.

Sunshine State Awards Finalists Announced (Partial List)

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: Murdoch, Newsday Close to Deal

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