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Special Membership Meeting

In 2023, the FPA Board of Directors’ formed a bylaws task force that recommended changes to the bylaws, and which were later unanimously adopted by the full Board at their February 2023 meeting.  Under the bylaws, these recommendations need approval by 2/3 majority of the membership with 30-day notice, which was provided via email on…
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Notice of Special Membership Meeting Via Zoom on January 9, 2024, to Approve Board-Recommended Changes to Bylaws

Earlier this year, the Board of Directors’ formed a bylaws task force that recommended changes to the bylaws, and which were later unanimously adopted by the full Board at their February 16 meeting. Under the bylaws, these recommendations need approval by 2/3 majority of the membership with 30-day notice is to be provided via FPA’s…
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Gerry Mulligan – Florida Press Association Hall of Fame- Inducted 2023

It was a Friday in November 1978, Gerry Mulligan’s first day as editor of the Citrus County Chronicle. Back then, the paper came out two times a week and work was finished by noon on Fridays. At noon, Mulligan asked his boss, David Arthurs, “What’s next?” Just then, a woman pushed open the door of…
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The Jewish World and CRIM ally to blow up readership and ad sales, fulfilling missions of integrity and education

The Jewish World of Albany, NY, has formed an alliance for enriched sales and marketing projects, with Capital Region Independent Media (CRIM), which operates media companies including nine newspapers in the region. Mark Vinciguerra of Clifton Park and Warren Dews, Jr., of Hinsdale, Mass., operate CRIM and NYVTmedia, whose properties include The Ravena News-Herald, The…
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Mainstreet Daily News

Mainstreet Daily News is a local, independent news outlet dedicated to telling the story of Gainesville and its surrounding area. Our mission is to inform, engage, and inspire our readers to make a difference in the communities and neighborhoods we serve. We bring to this mission more than 100 years of combined journalism experience, but…
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We are thrilled to announce that Intersect Media (IM) has partnered with the Digital Circular leader – Flipp. Intersect Media is a driving force of media placement and innovation for the Florida Press Association and other Press Associations throughout the Nation. This coming year, IM is committed to empowering Florida publishers and the Florida Press…
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NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: The Triangle News Leader

The Triangle News Leader has been serving East and Central Lake County since 1958.  We deliver local news to our residents, support our communities, and help our local businesses grow.  Our distribution covers the “triangle area” which are made of small towns, each with their unique charm and agendas, yet we are the third fastest growing county in Florida. …
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NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Four Corners News Sun

The Four Corners News Sun is elated to be a new member of the Florida Press Association. Our team prides itself on being the go-to source for hyperlocal, community-centric journalism in northeast Polk County, southeast Lake County, northwest Osceola County and other surrounding areas in the Four Corners region of Central Florida. We are a…
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Florida Press Educational Services members celebrate Newspaper in Education Week 2023

Florida Press Educational Services members celebrated Newspaper in Education Week, March 6-10, 2023, with a variety of school, community and newspaper activities. Newspaper in Education Week recognizes the accomplishments of Newspaper in Education programs across the country and around the world. It is celebrated annually during the first full school week in March. Newspaper in…
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Nominations Open For The Parker Thomson Awards For Outstanding Legal Journalism In Florida And The Susan Spencer-Wendel Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations are now open for 2023 The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida and the Susan Spencer-Wendel Lifetime Achievement Award. Submit nominations by April 28  https://www.floridabar.org/about/cmtes/cmte-cm030/parker-thomson-awards/ The first-place award recipients for The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida will receive a cash prize of $500, a plaque and travel reimbursement…
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