Category: Journalism

Senate Committee Advances Local News Media Bill Amid Concerns, Pushback

With a 4-1 vote on May 8, the Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation advanced Senate Bill (SB) 1327, a proposed law that would impose a “mitigation fee” on major digital technology companies. If the bill passes, fees collected would provide $500 million in employment tax credits to news organizations across the state.

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Triumph Over Adversity: Journalism Scholars Receive Prestigious PGA TOUR/NNPA Scholarship

In a celebration of resilience and determination, Victoria Gisel Montanet and Jasmine Hall, two outstanding journalism majors, were awarded the PGA TOUR/National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) $5,000 scholarship during the NNPA’s 2024 Midwinter Training Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Black Americans Demand Fairer News Coverage: Study Reveals Critical Views and Recommendations

An in-depth study by the Pew Research Center took a deep dive into the experiences of Black Americans with news coverage, shedding light on critical perspectives and recommendations for more equitable representation. The survey involved 4,742 U.S. adults identifying as Black and offered an extensive and comprehensive insight into their attitudes, habits, and experiences with news and information.

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