It’s not too late to prepare for the third national Sunshine Week, March 11-17. The public education campaign is led by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and will be joined this year with a similar awareness week in Mexico. Here are six easy ways to foster freedom of information in your newsroom and community.
You’re on deadline, and you need a public document. The government clerk eyes you suspiciously and snarls “no,” and while you might sue the agency later, for now you would just like to get the record and get out. Don’t go mental.