What news stories do Floridians really care about? And which Florida news outlets are leading the online discussion?
To answer these questions, our digital media gurus analyzed the most viral Florida news of this week — curated by reactions, comments, and shares — to find out “What’s Trending in Florida News?”
According to this week’s news stories, Floridians are SO ready for fall weather to arrive … if that ever happens.
WFLA News Channel 8 and WSVN continue to hold onto the #1 spot, with Miami Herald trailing closely behind on Twitter.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A Florida preserve searches for a wolf that escaped during Hurricane Michael.
Apparently Florida hasn’t gotten the fall memo yet…
We “wood” not want to be that driver! A piece of plywood flies out of the bed of a pickup truck on I-95, impaling the windshield of the car behind it. Thankfully, the driver escaped unharmed.
It’s about time, Florida!
TRENDING ON TWITTER
The Broward sheriff’s deputies’ union breaks with Sheriff Israel, and endorses Ron DeSantis.
Broward sheriff’s deputiess union breaks with Sheriff Scott Israel and endorses Ron DeSantis for governor. “His opponent, Andrew Gillum, is hostile toward law enforcement,” the union president said in a statement. https://t.co/EgX73PL03r
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) October 13, 2018
The Miami Marlins win county permission to move the home run sculpture out of Marlins Park to the plaza outside, making Derek Jeter’s wish come true.
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) October 16, 2018
Anyone up for a round of gator golf?
GIANT GATOR! The famous 15-foot-long alligator named “Chubbs” has lived at the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in the Tampa Bay area for years, but still manages to take golfers by surprise when he goes for a stroll! MORE: https://t.co/L7ocLW9Zre pic.twitter.com/iNScLL0DWE
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) October 16, 2018
Everglades Trust endorses Ron DeSantis over Andrew Gillum.
Big deal—>Everglades Trust endorses Ron DeSantis over Andrew Gillum https://t.co/zpLS6LBBcW
— Adam Smith (@adamsmithtimes) October 16, 2018
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, October 19, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, October 13, 2018 and October 19, 2018.