Newspapers doing right things in right ways distinguish themselves in three principle ways: – Defending the First Amendment – Championing Open Government – Distinguishing between what they do and what is commonly called “fake news.” What newspapers do has always been important and has always mattered, but it has never been more important or mattered…
Proposed rule change could restrict access to Georgia courts Posted on July 20, 2017 by johnmccosh Judicial council to meet Monday on citizen use of electronics in courtrooms. July 20, 2017—A statewide judicial council is scheduled to meet Monday to consider a rule change that could result in less public access to courtrooms. For the full report see:…
The Georgia First Amendment Foundation and the KSU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invite you to a session on how to use Georgia’s open meetings and open records laws to learn what’s happening inside your government at the state and local level. Read more at: GFAF_TransparencyWorkshopFlier_June2017_LOW-RES
Complete story at The Valdosta Daily Times Professor pursues public records – click here
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Zachary provides open government training for hospital authority
Valdosta Daily Times announces Georgia-Florida SunLight Project reporting team