As Hazelwood turns 30, SPJ Florida stands with New Voices

On Jan. 13, 1988, the United States Supreme Court ruled on a Missouri high school newspaper case, where students felt their First Amendment rights had been violated. The year before, the Journalism II class was forced to eliminate pages from the newspaper shortly before they went to press because the principal deemed the topics they […]

Fake News Tallahassee Takeover 

  Last year, SPJ Florida introduced its Fake News Game Show to the public — letting journalists and non-journalists alike take part in a round of news trivia. Now, we’re bringing it to the state capital. Through a partnership with The Tallahassee Democrat, we’ll be holding the city’s first-ever Fake News Game Show on Feb. 16. […]

SPJ Florida co-hosts panel on covering disasters

With hurricane season officially over, SPJ Florida joined with fellow journalism groups in South Florida to host a discussion about our reporting of natural disasters and their aftermath. Hosted with the South Florida Black Journalists Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists South Florida chapter, speakers were varied in their experience in different media, […]

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 […]