Florida Matters

  • Florida Matters: End Of The Tampa Tribune

    On May 3, the Tampa Bay Times purchased its rival across the Bay -- The Tampa Tribune -- and promptly shutdown the 123-year-old newspaper. 

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  • Florida Matters: "Farm-Fresh" Fraud

    "Locally-grown," "farm-to-table," and "pasture-raised" are the new buzzwords in the food culture.

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  • Florida Matters: Telling Tampa Bay Stories – Midtown Part II

    Our journalists will be visiting some of the region’s lesser-known spots to record stories from members of those communities.

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Last Week On Florida Matters

Florida Matters: The "Farm-Fresh" Fraud
"Locally-grown," "farm-to-table," and "pasture-raised" are the new buzzwords in the food culture, and restaurants are rushing to meet the demand. But one reporter says that at many Tampa Bay area restaurants we're being -- as she...more...

Schedule:
Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1 & 103.9

Host: Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the host of Morning Edition on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006.

Recent Florida Matters Episodes

Florida Matters: Telling Tampa Bay Stories – Midtown Part II
Telling Tampa Bay Stories is a new project from WUSF News, where our journalists will be visiting some of the region’s lesser-known spots -- to record stories from members of those communities. We featured some of those stories...
Florida Matters: PriceCheck Florida
Radio: Florida Matters: PriceCheck Florida (April 29, 2016)
Real prices for health care are complicated and oftentimes secret. Health News Florida, WUSF and WLRN have launched an online guide to bring clarity to health care costs. PriceCheck Florida is a...
Florida Matters: Florida Matters - Trade
NPR’s “A Nation Engaged” Coordinated Conversation project is looking at the topic of trade on the campaign trail, and in communities around the country. As part of that project, this week on...
Telling Tampa Bay Stories
WUSF News has embarked on a new storytelling mission called "Telling Tampa Bay Stories," where our journalists will be visiting some of the region’s lesser-known spots to record interviews with members of those communities. We're...

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