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 […]

Every Day Should Be Save Student Newsrooms Day

In a movement garnered by dozens of student newspapers across the country, April 25 was  Save Student Newsrooms Day. Editorials were written, SPJ national put out an official press release in support of it, and our SPJ Region 3 director wrote his own editorial on the topic—but more on that later. SPJ Florida has been an advocate […]

Election: Meet the SPJ South Florida Pro 2013 Board

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual election and celebration yesterday evening at Southport Raw Bar. A great night — click here for photos! Congratulations (and welcome!) to the new 2013 South Florida Society of Professional Journalists Board… SPJ South Florida Leadership Executive Officers President: Jason Parsley jeparsley@gmail.com Parsley is an award-winning reporter. He currently works as […]