Trans activists, journalists discuss coverage issues

First published by South Florida Gay News. Transgender life stories and community issues were discussed last Thursday evening inside a petite gallery space on Wilton Drive. “Transgender Community and the Media” panelists included Emery Grant, director of community engagement for the Stonewall National Museum Museum & Archives, Tiffany Arieagus, supervisor of SunServe’s HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons […]

Minutes from Dec. 6, 2017

Minutes from Dec. 6, 2017 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, December 6, 2017 South Florida Gay News | Fort Lauderdale   THE BOARD Christiana Lilly, President Abbi, Executive Vice President Ryan (via chat), VP for membership Emily Bloch, Vice President of Programming Brendon Lies, Secretary Chris Persaud, Treasurer Dori Zinn, […]

Journalism Holiday Bash

Sources giving you the cold shoulder? Or maybe your deadlines are giving you some heat? For one night, we’re helping you escape. On Dec. 15, SPJ Florida is co-sponsoring the annual Journalism Holiday Bash alongside the South Florida NAHJ, ONA and Black Journalists Association chapters. And because we had to make things interesting, we’re hosting it […]

SPJ Florida hosts sessions at FSPA District 7 conference

SPJ Florida board and chapter members volunteered their Saturday to educate middle and high school journalists about the field with interactive presentations during the District 7 conference for the Florida Scholastic Press Association. Held at Nova Southeastern University, the conference was attended by more than 650 students from Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The […]

SPJ Florida signs amicus brief in support of journalistic privilege

SPJ Florida joined journalism organizations in support of a journalists’ right to privilege in the case of journalists being forced to reveal their unpublished work product. The University of Florida’s Brechner Center for Freedom of Information submitted the amicus brief, which was signed by SPJ Florida, the Florida Press Association, the First Amendment Foundation, and the Florida […]