Freedom of Information

Cameras, Cops and Accountability

Cameras, Cops and Accountability

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, the Newseum Institute hosted a discussion on the issues related to the use of police body cameras and the policies proposed by many state lawmakers to exempt body camera footage from open records laws.
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Mixed forecast for Sunshine Week

The forecast from this year’s National “Sunshine Week,” which annually focuses on issues of freedom of information and transparency in government, is “partly cloudy, with some sun and some storms.”
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