News Media Law

The WBA Newsroom site (www.wbanewsroom.org) has a special section on media law with Wisconsin-specific information. Lots of sections relevant to working media in the Badger State!

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This site is designed as a resource for Wisconsin broadcast newsrooms. We invite you to take a self-guided tour and see what’s here. You’ll find, we hope, a lot of useful information about Wisconsin laws that apply to working reporters and news photographers, tips on news gathering, and a number… – MORE –

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    Open Meetings Law

    Our state has a very powerful Open Meetings Law, which permits reporters to attend and report on all meetings of governmental bodies, boards, and commissions, and it allows reporters to record and photograph a meeting held in open session as long as you don’t interfere with the conduct of the… - MORE -