City and County Set to Increase Fire Service Fee

City and County Set to Increase Fire Service Fee

The City and County Commissions are set to raise the fire service fee by as much as 15% for residential service. Also, some apartment dwellers will be paying more than four times their current rate under the proposed changes. On the business side, some commercial customers will pay 55% more than their current rate. The […]

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 […]