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?”
This week’s headlines could not get any more “Florida,” from alligators on a casual stroll to “Pub Subs” on sale.
It’s neck and neck on the Facebook leaderboard this week, with FOX 13 News Tampa Bay and WFLA News Channel 8 battling it out for the top spot.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Oh snap! An alligator takes a casual stroll through a neighborhood in The Villages.
Finally… a Florida Man we can stand behind (while he dances).
Critically injured teen’s father seeks the hit-and-run driver involved in the accident.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
For all the “Pub Sub” lovers, this one’s for you!
THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!! ? All whole Publix subs will temporarily be on sale for just $5.99 starting tomorrow!https://t.co/RU6hv0c2hx
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) March 6, 2019
Miami federal prosecutors recuse themselves from the victims’ rights case involving Jeffrey Epstein.
BREAKING: Miami federal prosecutors recuse themselves from Jeffrey Epstein victims’ rights case https://t.co/zE3zzw80DS #PerversionofJustice
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) March 5, 2019
A Florida reporter, detained by Venezuelan authorities, has been released.
#BREAKING Local 10 reporter Cody Weddle has been released after being detained by Venezuelan authorities https://t.co/wADyw6EctA pic.twitter.com/bNICNm7vfd
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) March 7, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, March 8, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, March 2, and March 8, 2019.