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FIU Journalism + Media Washington, DC and NYC bureaus officially open

Florida International University’s Department of Journalism + Media department launched its Washington, DC and New York City bureaus as part of an initiative to expand journalism students’ experience in the field. On Monday, school officials opened the Washington bureau alongside with the program’s partner Alley. A similar ceremony occurred Tuesday in Manhattan.

2018-09-12T11:21:17+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

FIU Journalism + Media to launch bureaus in Washington, DC and NYC

Florida International University’s Journalism + Media department will be launching bureaus in Washington, DC and New York City next week, a move school officials say is part of a larger initiative to enhance the learning experience of journalism students. The new bureaus are an extension of the South Florida Media Network, a student-produced media

2018-09-21T12:31:39+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Journalism, News|

Books & Books owner looks to UK for latest adaptation project

Resting in the English Channel, the small island of Guernsey is the center stage for a post-World War II love story that will be premiering on Netflix in August, the latest adaptation effort by Books & Books owner Mitchell Kaplan.  “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Anne Barrow and Mary Ann Shaffer

2018-08-20T11:21:33+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

Parkland candidates hope to appeal to youth

A recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduate will run against a business owner for the Parkland City Commission, a race that will serve as a measure of a the generation's political power in the wake of the tragedy. Eighteen-year-old Diego Pfeiffer will be running for Parkland's District 2 seat this year against Richard Walker, owner of

2018-08-20T11:21:44+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|MSD Aftermath, News, Parkland, Politics|

Off the Newsroom: You do what you gotta do

Welcome to episode fifth of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about Thai soccer team, Trump's supreme court pick

2018-07-14T15:08:34+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

Off the Newsroom: Happy Birthday America!!

Welcome to episode four of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man, and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the movies you should watch during America's

2018-07-03T13:32:36+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

Off the Newsroom: Things are not great

Welcome to episode three of Off The Newsroom. Off The Newsroom is a weekly podcast produced by South Florida News Service where we cover interesting or historic moments nationally, the great old Florida Man, and local stories covered by SFNS reporters. On this podcast you will hear about the Trump’s Muslim ban, a Florida hitches

2018-06-29T08:43:34+00:00 June 28th, 2018|News, Off the newsroom, Video/Audio|

Scores of protestors gather by Homestead shelter to protest separation of migrant families [Video]

Residents of South Florida came together Saturday afternoon in front of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children to protest the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, which had forced the separation of migrant children from their parents. More than 30 different organizations based in South Florida, such as United We Dream and American Civil Liberties

2018-08-07T18:49:22+00:00 June 24th, 2018|News, Politics|