SPJ Florida board: Allow journalists access to public meetings

SPJ Florida is joining with the First Amendment Foundation in calling for council members in a South Florida city to allow journalists to attend public meetings. 

Why didn’t you cover that? SPJ teams up with the NewsGuild to answer big question

It’s an age-old question for journalists, from sources who don’t understand: “Why didn’t you cover that?”

SPJ Florida named ‘Chapter of the Year’ for the sixth time in a decade

The Society of Professional Journalists named SPJ Florida its 2020 Professional Chapter of the Year (Large Chapter), a designation that highlights the success of local chapters at supporting the society’s mission. 

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By Lulu Ramadan, VP of Programs  SPJ Florida has partnered with West Palm Beach-based Cyan Shores, a custom print shop, to raise money for furloughed or laid off Florida journalists.

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Exactly half of our board has been laid off or faces a furlough in the next few months because of the coronavirus’ economic impact on the media industry.

SPJ Florida board speaks out against recent wave of layoffs

On Wednesday evening as reports come flooding in about newsroom layoffs around the state, the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter Board of Directors is once again compelled to condemn newspaper owners in the state of Florida for treating journalists as expendable.