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Carolyn Nolte Appointed President and CEO of Florida Press Association and Intersect Media

Lake Mary, FL- May 13, 2024 – The Florida Press Association (FPA) and Intersect Media (IM)  are pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn Nolte as their new president and chief executive officer. In this new role, Nolte will become the chief advocate for publishers in Florida and oversee management services to multiple state media…
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Florida Press Association members benefit from “Earn Your Press Pass” course

Florida Press Association member newspapers have access to the “Earn Your Press Pass” course developed by Kansas Publishing Ventures (KPV) in conjunction with the Kansas Press Association. FPA is thrilled to offer this course at no charge as another benefit for members as we continue the pursuit of strengthening Florida newspapers. The course is an…
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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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