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When a law is working, why change it?

Last year, the Florida Legislature passed a Public Notice Bill that went into effect on January 1 of this year, with the goal of bringing more media players to the table, creating more competition and lowering costs, making public notice more accessible, and keeping the government’s activities in the public. And from our perspective, the…
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New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Catherine Walters

New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Catherine Walters Title and Company: Publisher, Morris Communications Company FMA Member Since: 2017 Magazine(s): Orlando Magazine, Where GuestBook & Where QuickGuide Circulation: 31,000 / 22,000 / 480,000 Target Audience: Orlando Residents / Orlando Visitors Frequency: 12 / 1 / 2 Website: https://www.orlandomagazine.com/ Why did you decide to join the FMA Board?…
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“Before You Vote” Statewide Televised Debate Project Returns for 2022 Cycle With Planned General Election One-hour Specials in Races for Governor, U.S. Senate

Less than one year from Florida’s exciting 2022 general election, a diverse and dynamic coalition of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations today announced solid, specific plans for producing live televised debates next year in Florida’s major races for Governor and U.S. Senator. The longest-running televised debate project in Florida’s modern history – “Before You Vote” – unveiled…
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Florida wins big! SNPA Foundation approves grants to help fund seven projects.

The SNPA Foundation this week awarded $144,150 in grants to help fund newspaper industry initiatives led by state or national press associations and journalism schools. These grants are in addition to more than $400,000 awarded earlier this year to regional and national newspaper associations. Continue reading: Editor and Publisher

Amid Rampant COVID Misinformation, Floridians Turn to Newspapers for Reliable, Accurate News, Survey Finds

Craving accuracy amid a barrage of COVID-19 misinformation, Florida news consumers are turning to the traditional trusted source of reliable information: newspapers, particularly the online content. A newly released survey shows that four in five Floridians say they get “some” or “a lot” of their coronavirus information from newspapers or their online editions. A majority…
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