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 […]

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organizations in support of a journalists’ right to privilege in the case of journalists being forced to reveal their unpublished work product.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 […]