SPJ Florida Presents: Journalists Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity is great and all, but as journalists we know we can do better. That’s why we’re creating Journalists Against Humanity, a deck of cards where you and your First Amendment-loving friends can create wacky headlines and story ledes (preferably over a beer or three). That’s where you come in–we need ideas for […]

Florida First Amendment Foundation Tours State With Sunshine Seminars

SPJ Florida is proud to once again partner with the Florida First Amendment Foundation in presenting its annual Sunshine Seminars. The foundation travels the state educating journalists and advocates of the First Amendment with half-day seminar. This year, the League of Women Voters also joined as a host organization. “We’re in great company in this […]

F*** Words With Friends Brings Out Jacksonville Wordsmiths

Thursday evenings at the BREW Five Points coffee shop are usually pretty mellow. But a few weeks ago, SPJ Florida packed in a crew made up of wordsmiths, journalists, students and friends to do two things: play Scrabble and drink. On Aug. 23, the chapter hosted its first standalone event in Jacksonville in years, F*** […]

Florida Senator Calls Police on Reporters—Twice

Last week, Florida Sen. Daphne Campbell called the police on a Miami Herald reporter for doing her job. But soon after, it was revealed that it wasn’t the first time Campbell found a reporter’s actions to be “threatening.” Campbell, a Democrat running for reelection, represents the state’s 38th District. SPJ Florida left a message with […]