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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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When are public records off-limits to journalists? Find out at lunch

Are any public records off-limits to journalists? When can a reporter be legally barred from covering a meeting of a public body? And, if you think you’ve been unfairly denied access, how can you find out and how should you … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks and its impact on access to public records

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange might not think governments have a right to keep secrets from their citizens, but the reality is that many government documents are not part of the public record. So, where is the line drawn between what … Continue reading

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