Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wisconsin AG To Host Open Meetings/Open Records Update Seminars

Wisconsin’s landmark Open Meetings and Open Records laws have been modified and changed in several ways in the past legislative session. Attorney General Brad Schimel wants reporters to know about two upcoming seminars regarding the changes in those laws, which are critical to the everyday work of journalists in the... - MORE -

Poynter: Report Political Lies As Part Of The Story

The heart of this new piece of guidance from Poynter is this: “All news organizations should call out falsehoods in everyday coverage of speeches, campaign commercials and political debates. Noting the accuracy of a political claim should be as standard as including someone’s hometown or party affiliation.” This campaign is... - MORE -