Journalism Program

The FLCGA provides support and assistance for citizens and investigative journalists working to ensure government accountability and transparency

The Florida Center for Government Accountability provides guidance and assistance to any journalist seeking access to government information in Florida. The goal of FLCGA is to both facilitate and accelerate local on-the-ground reporting with critically-needed tools, expertise and knowledge using aggressive public records investigation and well-sourced quality reporting.

JOURNALISM POLICY

Civic engagement is critical to a healthy and robust democratic society. Citizens rely on a variety of news sources for information essential to their ability to hold government accountable for its actions. Traditional news outlets, particularly at the local level, are facing pressures never before seen and are increasingly unable to meet the informational needs of the public due to limited and dwindling resources.

 

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STATEMENT OF EDITORIAL INDEPENDENCE

As a non-partisan nonprofit, FLCGA relies on funding from a variety of sources: individual donations, foundation grants and event revenue. In all cases, however, FLCGA policy when it comes to editorial independence remains the same: All editorial decisions are made by our editors and journalists — and only our editors and journalists …

 

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CODE OF ETHICS

The Florida Center for Government Accountability is an independent, nonprofit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to is to both facilitate and accelerate local on-the-ground reporting with the tools, expertise and knowledge using aggressive public records investigation and well-sourced quality reporting. We publish news and analysis based on reporting by professional journalists who strive to uphold the …

 

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JOURNALISM PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The Florida Center for Government Accountability provides guidance and assistance to any journalist seeking access to government information in Florida. The goal of FLCGA is to both facilitate and accelerate local on-the-ground reporting with critically-needed tools, expertise and knowledge using aggressive public records investigation and well-sourced quality reporting.

 

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