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Is the latest edition of INFLUENCE Magazine ‘sexist’?

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Is the Spring 2017 edition of INFLUENCE Magazine — available now in digital format, soon in print — sexist? According to Jessica Bakeman, a transplanted education reporter for POLITICO Florida and the current president of the Florida Capitol Press Corps, the answer is ‘yes.’ In a series of tweets posted Monday, Bakeman wrote that the magazine is a “case study for sexism,” and cited two examples of how the magazine stereotypes against women. In her first tweet, Bakeman compared the…

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Press Skits tease lawmakers, tickle Tallahassee

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For one night, Florida’s Capitol Press Corps took a break from making state lawmakers squirm and instead did its best to make them — and several hundred other spectators of The Process — laugh. The Skits took over the Tallahassee music venue The Moon on Tuesday. Better than last year’s event, the “sometimes annual” rite of passive aggression and oasis of pure honesty was a doozy. The affair was well attended by legislative leadership – House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy…

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Save the Date: 2016 Press Skits coming Jan. 26

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The Florida Capitol Press Corps is getting ready for a bigger, better edition of its Press Skits next year, with a variety of changes it says “will help us get back to our roots and make the event more accessible and fun for all our guests.” The highlights: Lower ticket prices, free parking, and instead of reserved tables, seating is first-come, first-served. The group posted the news on its website this week. The 61st (Sometimes) Annual Press Skits will be held Tuesday, Jan. 26,…

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