Tag Archives: public access

Learn how to use data and mapping tools to find news stories

Learn the basics about mining information online for stories and reports when Walker Moskop, data reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, demonstrates how he uses government data and mapping tools to find news, add depth to coverage, and create unique online content for … Continue reading

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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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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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