Sunshine Week: March 17-21

A citizen’s right to know and journalists’ rights to report are threatened every day, say the organizers of Sunshine Week who planned the weeklong program to highlight freedom of information issues and emphasize the importance of open government. The American Society of Newspaper Editors sponsors the weeklong observance.\nThe Student Press Law Center is celebrating Sunshine Week with a series of reports on how student journalists can encourage open government and use open records to expand their journalistic horizons and let the sunshine in.\nSPLC journalism interns Matthew Deal, Kathleen Fitzgerald and Emilie Yam have tested public and private educational institutions