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?”
Election Day may have passed, but all eyes were on Florida this week as ballots across the state were recounted.
Miami Herald jumped up to the #1 spot on the Twitter leaderboard this week, beating out long-time leader WSVN 7 News by more than 5,000 interactions.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A missing 12-year-old girl is found safe in Clay County.
More than 100 neglected dogs are rescued by Miami-Dade Animal Services.
All eyes were on Broward County as the deadline for the ballot recount neared.
Moms cheer as cops ticket drivers who speed by a stopped school bus.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Broward County’s Elections Supervisor mixed rejected ballots with valid ones.
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) November 10, 2018
Ron DeSantis wins the Florida Gubernatorial race after the ballot recount.
— News4JAX (@wjxt4) November 15, 2018
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz faces new charges after attacking jail guards.
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) November 14, 2018
Gov. Rick Scott’s call for the investigation of Broward and Palm Beach Counties’ elections offices sparks an ethics complaint.
New state ethics complaint alleges Gov. Scott “ordered the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate elections offices in Palm Beach and Broward Counties in order to corruptly aid and assist his campaign for election to the United States Senate.”https://t.co/bhZlaYWRAR
— POLITICO Florida (@politicofl) November 12, 2018
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, November 16, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, November 10, 2018 and November 16, 2018.