Journalism Ethics Expert: “It is a clear conflict”, Gannett Responds

Journalism Ethics Expert: “It is a clear conflict”, Gannett Responds

On Wednesday TR published public records that indicated Tallahassee Democrat reporter Doug Blackburn was paid by FAMU while he was covering FAMU as a Tallahassee Democrat reporter. The full story can found here. Gannet Company, owner of the Tallahassee Democrat, responded to TR’s request for comment through their Ethics Officer, Barbara Wall. Ms. Wall said […]

UPDATED: Tallahassee Democrat Reporter Paid by FAMU While Covering FAMU

UPDATED: Tallahassee Democrat Reporter Paid by FAMU While Covering FAMU

UPDATE   10:00 AM FAMU journalism professor and former Tallahassee Democrat reporter Doug Blackburn has responded, via Facebook,  to TR’s article about Mr. Blackburn being paid by FAMU while covering FAMU as a reporter. “It is bizarre beyond words that Steve Stewart would have the gall to question my integrity as a journalist. I covered […]

Mayor Gillum’s Travel Companion was Registered to Lobby City Commission for Insurance Provider

Mayor Gillum’s Travel Companion was Registered to Lobby City Commission for Insurance Provider

Tallahassee Reports has learned that Sean Pittman, Mayor Gillum’s travel companion on three trips over the last four months, was registered to lobby the City Commission for an insurance company seeking business from the City of Tallahassee during two of those trips. The form on file with the City of Tallahassee is shown below and […]