Category Archives: open meetings

Ask Congress to ‘Raise the Shield.’ Now

St. Louis Pro chapter members and others who support journalists in protecting their sources from government interference are asked to act immediately and contact their U.S. senators. The reason: Congress is considering the Free Flow of Information Act, and it’s … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information ‘road trip’ will make a stop in St. Louis

They’re on the road now, heading toward the Gateway City. A crack team of Freedom of Information intellectuals and Sunshine Law specialists from the Society of Professional Journalists has begun an extensive summer road trip to spread the gospel on … Continue reading

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It’s Sunshine Week in St. Louis

Even if it rains, it will shine this week across St. Louis. The annual Sunshine Week, going on now through Saturday, promotes freedom of information to journalists and open, responsible government to all citizens by bringing to light the need … Continue reading

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Discussing Missouri and Illinois sunshine laws

Post-Dispatch reporter Greg Jonsson (left), Illinois Press Association general counsel Don Craven and media law attorney Joe Martineau discuss access to public records during the St. Louis Pro Chapter’s November luncheon. Information on the “sunshine laws” in both states was … Continue reading

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