For Friday's First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Media Roundtable, our panel of journalists looked at some of the biggest stories of the week, including:
- The Jacksonville Mayoral race, which now includes City Councilwoman and former City Council President Anna Lopez Brosche.
- Amendment Four - which restores the right to vote to felons- going into effect.
- How the government shutdown – now on day 21 – is effecting our area
Our panelists were:
- Mark Woods of The Florida Times-Union
- David Cawton of the Jacksonville Daily Record
- Blogger and regular contributor Fred Matthews
- A.G. Gancarski of Florida Politics
SongBook Jax, a network of female singers and songwriters, is hosting a Winter SongBook Showcase at the Blue Jay Listening Room in Jacksonville Beach Friday night. Creator Pam Bernkrant, and local singer and songwriter Nikki Dawson, one of the featured Song Birds, joined us now with a preview.