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First Coast Connect

01/08/16: Media Roundtable Week In Review; Brad Meltzer; Dyslexia; 'All The Angels Come'

We discuss the week's top news stories with our roundtable of local journalists: Larry Hannan, Florida Times-Union reporter; A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics writer; Claire Goforth, Folio Weekly writer; and Tim Gibbons, Jacksonville Business Journal editor.

Topics include the federal subpoena served to Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL5) this week, Public Defender Matt Shirk seeking a third term in office, and more.

Author and History Channel host Brad Meltzer joins us with a look at the latest in his "Ordinary People Change the World" series of children's books, "I am Martin Luther King, Jr." Meltzer will be appearing at the Book Mark in Neptune Beach Sunday.

The DePaul School of Northeast Florida will host international dyslexia expert Susan Barton for a free seminar this week. We speak with Dr. Andrea Cummings, DePaul Head of School, about the learning disorder.

Local artist and performer Jim Alabiso joins us with a look at his online book series, "All the Angels Come," which will be featured in the latest edition of Arbus Magazine.

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Sean Birch joined the WJCT team in late 2011 and was with the company until 2016.