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Editor hired for Florida Independent

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After an extensive statewide search, The American Independent News Network (AINN) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Cooper Levey-Baker to be the first editor of The Florida Independent. “Cooper comes to The Florida Independent with a political news sensibility combined with a great understanding of Florida’s diverse landscape that will lend well to editing the newest site in The American Independent News Network,” said AINN President and CEO David Bennahum, “I am confident that Cooper will lead his team…

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Foundations launch ‘nonpartisan’ Florida news agency

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One of Florida’s largest foundations is forming a nonprofit news agency to increase coverage of statewide issues and their local impact. The Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice recently secured $352,000 from the Miami-based Knight Foundation to create a news Web site called the Florida Independent. Community Foundation leaders said the Florida Independent is being formed in response to the dwindling number of reporters covering state government in Tallahassee. Many newspapers are laying off reporters who cover the governor, Legislature…

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Foundations launch ‘nonpartisan’ Florida news agency

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One of Florida’s largest foundations is forming a nonprofit news agency to increase coverage of statewide issues and their local impact. The Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice recently secured $352,000 from the Miami-based Knight Foundation to create a news Web site called the Florida Independent. Community Foundation leaders said the Florida Independent is being formed in response to the dwindling number of reporters covering state government in Tallahassee. Many newspapers are laying off reporters who cover the governor, Legislature…

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