5/18/2018: Media Roundtable; Virtual Reality
Friday on First Coast Connect our Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union reporter David Bauerlein, WJCT contributor Fred Matthews, Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski and Beaches Leader columnist Jon McGowan.
Issues discussed included
- More political intrigue at JEA
- The Duval County School Board preparing to hire a new Superintendent
- A flap at City Hall on how it handles public records requests
- The city of Jacksonville mourning after a JSO officer dies in a car crash while on duty
- Good news for Mayport as JTA wins a large federal grant for the St. John River Ferry and the city looks to develop the long neglected property next to the Ferry dock.
We heard about a new program to use virtual reality to bring the city’s park system to hospital-bound children with Timucuan Parks Foundation Executive Director Mark Middlebrook and Executive Director of virtual reality company VR DREAMZ Peter Von Dyck (46:00)