Journalism & Islam: Food For Thought

A blunt debate about the way journalists cover Muslims at home and abroad — in a mosque with a free lunch. Date: Sunday, Nov. 20 Times: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Islamic Center of Boca Raton Cost: Nothing to attend, eat, listen, or talk Is the term “Islamic terrorist” accurate or offensive? When should reporters mention the […]

Legendary Bob Reid will speak at UM on Thursday

Award-winning producer Bob Reid to speak to journalism students at the University of Miami School of Communication, open and free to the public As a student journalist 50 years ago in 1966, Reid was elected Miami-Dade College’s first Black student government president. The previous year he was news editor of The Falcon Times student newspaper. While […]

Join Us! We’re Having a Diversity Mixer Oct. 19 in Fort Lauderdale

SPJ Florida will partner with local journalism organizations to host a diversity mixer. Join local journalists and friends to celebrate Diversity Month and LGBT History Month. Enjoy lite bites and appetizers courtesy of Mod Wine Lounge. Who: SPJ Florida – Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists SFBJA – South Florida Black Journalists Association NAHJ […]

A Letter From the President

  This week, our chapter won the most coveted team award in the society: Chapter of the Year. We have now won this award three times in eight years. No other chapter has ever done this.* Not only are we now a three-time award-winning chapter, we are officially the only chapter in Florida. As two others […]

SPJ Florida Pro Running Three Major Sessions at #EIJ16

Aside from a solid slate that’s running for the national SPJ board, Florida Pro has three chapter-sponsored sessions at the Excellence in Journalism conference this year. The convention, Sept. 18-20 in New Orleans, features dozens of sessions covering everything from ethics, digital media, freelance, and tons more. SPJ Florida Pro has three sessions either created […]