Univision, Disney Said In Talks For English 24-Hour-News

Are the companies behind Mickey Mouse and Don Francisco ready to get into the news business together, in English? Reports are circulating the two companies are in talks to do just that, targeted at Hispanics who speak English, and that they’d like to be running before election day.



Tampa Tribune Lays Off 16% Of Staff

The newspaper business in Florida continues to suffer the woes of a bad economy and changing technology, with the Tampa Tribune the latest to announce major layoffs in its print and online operations. 16 percent of the staff was laid off Monday.


Workers assemble the stoves that will benefit their production. (Source: CBS4)

Social Innovations, Inventions Save Lives

The power of social innovation is most impressive when people come up with ways to make the simplest things so much easier for those around the world who have nothing. CBS4’s Jorge Estevez. reports on devices that you would never think could actually save lives.


Gov. Rick Scott's communications director Brian Burgess uses Twitter to argue with and contradict reporters.

Are We Addicted To Social Media?

In Wednesday’s Something Extra: you know the type, people who check their Facebook page every other minute, at dinner, at work, even while they’re driving. Is this addiction to social media a good thing?


Carmen and Jorge Barahona

Judge Allows Partial Evidence Release In Barahona Case

A Miami-Dade court judge ruled Thursday that 18 items in Carmen and Jorge Barahona’s file would be made public after months of back and forth debates with media attorneys who argued for transparency.


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Juror Six In Casey Anthony Trial Willing To Be Paid For Interviews

ORLANDO – ( -One of the jurors who served on the Casey Anthony murder trial has acquired a publicist and said through his publicist that he is willing to be interviewed about the case “so […]


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Gov. Scott: Media Should Pay For Public Records

Gov. Rick Scott told newspaper editors that public records requests have skyrocketed since he has taken office and the fees for documents are needed to make sure taxpayer money isn’t wasted.


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“The Social Network” Star Buys Stock In MySpace

Justin Timberlake apparently wasn’t satisfied with just playing a social media impresario in the movies, so now he’s becoming one in real life.



After 40 Years, Herald Says Good-Bye To Action Line

If you couldn’t get the phone company to pay attention to your problem, or some billing snafu was being ignored by your credit card company, you could always turn to Miami Herald’s Action Line for help. For 40 years, the newspaper had staff bulldogs get to the bottom of the problem and fix it, in one of the newspaper’s most popular features. Sunday, that came to an end.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Florida Lawmakers Move To Fund “Their” TV Channel

If you like to watch Florida legislators at work, there’s only one TV channel where you can do that, and Tuesday, after a budget threat, it appears money has been added to the new Florida budget to keep that service alive. Considering the stars, it’s really not a surprise.