The SoFlo Scoop : Hot weather to damage Miami resident’s mental-health; XXXTentacion wins AMA’s award; Ft Lauderdale City manager fired.

Good Afternoon South Florida! today is Sunday Oct. 14. It looks like there’s going to be clouds covering Miami Dade County. Kendall will encounter a high of 89 and a low of 79. On the other hand, Miami Beach will experience a high of 87 and a low of 80. Lastly, Homestead will get

2018-10-14T11:40:38+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Roundups|

Journalism Training Session: Covering Elections

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Google News Initiative will host a training session on covering elections at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus in Academic Center II, room 115. The event is free and have to different training sessions: The English session is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed

2018-10-11T12:15:20+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

Gay journalist gives talk on issues facing Hispanic LGBTQ community

Michael Lavers, a reporter for the Washington Blade, shared his experiences covering the Latin American LGBTQ community at a panel discussion held at Miami-Dade College's downtown campus earliest this month. The event was part of Celebrate ORGULLO, a pride festival that occurs during Hispanic Heritage Month. According to organizers, Celebrate ORGULLO has

2018-10-11T15:02:26+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Journalism, News, Politics|

South Florida Access: Native American brothers bring home MTV music award

The inaugural episode of South Florida Access features two MTV Video Music Award winning musicians from the Seminole Tribe of Florida: Spencer and Doc Battiest. The brothers discuss their start in music with host Jay Valle as well working with Taboo, a member of the Black Eyed Peas. Taboo worked with seven indigenous artists on “Stand Up/

2018-10-01T22:09:41+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Featured, Lifestyle, Music, Video/Audio|

FIU-SPJ awarded National Chapter Program of the Year

FIU's Society of Professional Journalists chapter won the National Campus Program of the Year award Friday for a program on diversity and media bias at the organization's annual conference in Baltimore. The award recognized the program “Stirring UP the Media,” held last November which focused on how one's background impacts how news is both

2018-10-01T16:13:16+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Award Winners, Featured, Journalism, News, Promo|