The California Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously that employee writings conducted about public business on personal accounts are subject to the state Open Records Act.
Author: Conner Mitchell
Washington New Voices clears state Senate with strong bipartisan support
New Voices legislation is one step closer to becoming law in Washington state after senators voted Thursday to move the bill on to the House of Representatives.
Several state legislatures considering updates to open records laws
A mixture of positive and negative changes to state open records laws have slowly been making their way through state legislatures in the past few weeks.
In unanimous vote, New Voices bill passes Arizona Senate, advances to House
New Voices legislation in Arizona is one step closer to becoming law after moving unanimously Monday through the state Senate.
SPLC joins AEJMC, two others, in releasing statement to the Trump administration
The boards of directors of four journalism education organizations today released a statement to President Donald J. Trump advocating for continued First Amendment freedoms and news literacy education.
Survey reveals support for First Amendment freedoms at 10-year high, with a few caveats
A new survey commissioned by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has found that support for First Amendment freedoms is at a 10-year high among high school students.
Arizona education committee passes New Voices legislation
Student journalists in Arizona could soon see protection from administrative censorship after New Voices legislation was introduced in the state Senate and passed unanimously Thursday by the Senate Education Committee.
Minnesota high school newspaper files suit to access security video
Student journalists at St. Louis Park High School in Minnesota have filed a lawsuit against the school seeking access to a hallway surveillance video under the state open records act.
Judge overturns AG decision in Kentucky Kernel records fight
The Eighth Division Fayette Circuit Court ruled Monday against the Kentucky Kernel student newspaper in its fight to obtain investigation records of a University of Kentucky professor accused of sexual misconduct.
Underground FERPA activism campaign sees mixed results
Students at one of the nation’s largest private universities are using a little-known tactic as a method of protesting unpopular decisions by university administrators: FERPA requests.