Five Miami Beach police officers were charged with misdemeanor battery after beating two men during an arrest last month. Video of the incident was released this past week. Jim DeFede and his guests, two prominent community activists, discussed the disturbing video and the need for more to be done in the case.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Miami Herald's Rick HirschCBS4' Eliott Rodriguez and Rick Hirsch, the longtime managing editor of the Miami Herald, discuss his upcoming retirement after more than 40 years at the Herald.
Facing South Florida: Interview With Madeline PumariegaPart 2 of CBS4's Eliott Rodriguez's interview with Madeline Pumariega, President of Miami-Dade College ahead of her official swearing-in as MDC’s firth president.
Facing South Florida: Interview with Madeline Pumariega, President of Miami-Dade CollegeCBS4's Eliott Rodriguez goes one-on-one in a sit-down interview with the President of Miami-Dade College ahead of her official swearing-in as MDC president. She was chosen for the job a year ago, but the investiture had to be postponed due to the pandemic. Eliott and Ms. Pumariega discuss a variety of issues, including what her first year has been like, and looking ahead to the return of the Miami Book Fair, an exhibit celebrating the college’s 60th anniversary and the planning for next spring’s Miami International Film Festival.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Mayor Dan GelberJim DeFede and Mayor Dan Gelber discussed what’s next now that a majority of voters just decided that alcohol sales in the entertainment district should end at 2 a.m. instead of 5 a.m.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Roger StoneJim DeFede went one-on-one with Roger Stone, who made national headlines this week when he said he was considering a run for governor of Florida.
Facing South Florida: Cuba’s Fight for FreedomLauren Pastrana spoke with the executive director of the Cuban Freedom March about what’s happened in the months since the initial uprising and what more can be done to help the Cuban people.
Facing South Florida: COVID Vaccine MisinformationLauren Pastrana spoke to a Miami-based OBGYN about how the misinformation surrounding the vaccine could cost people their lives.
Facing South Florida: Election Day 2021As we count down to Tuesday’s vote, Lauren Pastrana took a closer look at this year’s off-year election.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With U.S. Rep. Charlie CristDeFede and the congressman discussed if he thinks the Parkland shooter should get the death penalty, and a number of other things, including Crist’s plan to legalize marijuana in Florida.
Facing South Florida: Parkland Massacre Guilty PleaJim DeFede’s guest is Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter was one of the 17 victims killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Manny DiazJim DeFede and Diaz, who is the chairman of the Florida Democratic Party and former mayor of Miami, tackled a variety of topics.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Emilio GonzalezJim DeFede and Gonzalez talked all things Miami.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek MurthyJim DeFede and Dr. Vivek Murthy, who grew up in South Florida, discussed all things COVID.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Joe GrutersJim DeFede and his guest, State Sen. Joe Gruters, who is the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida discussed a variety of topics, including the likelihood of a bill restricting abortions, the governor’s race and COVID policies.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Part 2Jim DeFede and the mayor delved into a variety of topics.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Part 1Jim DeFede and the mayor delved into a variety of topics.
Facing South Florida: Abraham Accords AnniversaryThe accords stablished peace between Israel and some of its neighbors.
Facing South Florida: Broward’s Dancing Taco ControversyBroward County officials kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month this past week with a post on social media of a dancing taco. Now, some local public officials are speaking out and calling it an embarrassment.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Miami Beach Mayor Dan GelberOn Sunday’s edition of Facing, Jim DeFede and Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber focused on COVID, specifically his criticisms of Gov. Ron DeSantis' recent announcements.
Facing South Florida: Town Of Gander Opened Doors To Strangers On 9/11Jim DeFede talks to Oz Fudge, who was the town Constable in Gander on 9/11 and to Roxanne Loper, who was a guest of the town. They recall the days following the attacks on the US.
Facing South Florida: Florida Senator Lauren Book On Texas Anti-Abortion LawCBS4's Jim DeFede interviews Florida Senator Lauren Book on the Texas anti-abortion law.
Facing South Florida: Medical Care On Cruise Ships, Part 2This special edition of Facing South Florida focused on an investigation of the health care provided by cruise lines for passengers.
Facing South Florida: Medical Care On Cruise Ships, Part 1This special edition of Facing South Florida focused on an investigation of the health care provided by cruise lines for passengers.
Facing South Florida: COVID VaccinesNow that the FDA has given full approval to Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, will more people get the shot?