Susannah was a correspondent for the Columbia Journalism Review’s United States Project, where she wrote about the coverage of local politics and policy from 2013 to 2016.

The Grand Dame of Florida reporting has retired twice, but she’s still causing trouble
A conversation with the Tampa Bay Times’ Lucy Morgan

When twin disasters hit a Florida city, the local paper rallied to cover them
Creative accountability journalism in the midst of a crisis at the Pensacola News Journal

For comprehensive coverage of the Florida State case, go to…NYT?

The Tallahassee Democrat and other Florida papers could have done more on the Jameis Winston investigation

‘Nobody’s that lucky’—except in Florida’s lottery?
Palm Beach Post ferrets out lottery fraud, prompts tightening of “meager” safeguards

When ‘reader engagement’ is more than a buzzword
A collaborative investigation seeks to make readers care about rampant problems in Alabama’s prisons

Meet the local paper that’s ‘raising hell’ to keep government open
Florida Times-Union goes to court for key information—and also just for principle

New Florida unemployment requirement doesn’t help jobless, does delay benefits>
Florida Times-Union, Tampa Bay Times advance the story on state’s flawed new program

Effective teachers, lackluster test scores?
In Florida, an opportunity to dig deeper into some contradictory data

Return of the water wars
As Florida and Georgia fight it out, what story you get depends on which state you’re in