News Media Law

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

We Welcome Feedback

Thoughts on what you see on this site? Comments? Suggestions? We’ll be glad to hear from you. You can e-mail us at

See What We’ve Got For You

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 –

Recent Posts

  • Hello!
  • In Depth

    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 -