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June 15, 2017, is the deadline for entries in The Florida Bar’s 2016 Media Awards competition. The awards are presented in recognition of outstanding legal journalism.

News media that have made a significant effort to inform the public about the delivery or quality of justice are invited to enter. Download the 2017 Media Awards Entry Form. Work submitted for consideration may include news stories, series, features, editorials, blogs, documentaries, columns or special sections — anything produced by a news organization — that deals with law and lawyers, courts, law enforcement, the delivery of legal services, the effectiveness of the justice system and the work of the organized Bar or related matters. Entries must have been published or produced between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2016. All Florida media organizations, large or small, are encouraged to enter. Awards will be given in four categories: Print, Television, Radio, and Online-only. Judging criteria are not based on the greatest amount of resources used, but whether those resources available are used well and to the fullest extent in the tradition of outstanding journalism.

Questions? Contact The Florida Bar’s Public Information Department at (850) 561-5666.

EDITORS: Please note The Florida Bar is not an association and ‘Association’ is not part of our name. Proper reference is ‘The Florida Bar.’ Local bar organizations are properly termed ‘associations.’

[Revised: 5-22-2017]