FULL DISCLOSURE: A Carolina Public Press public records workshop at UNCA
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A public records workshop offering essential tools for journalists, students, public information officers, activists and others about open government and access to information
- Learn what public records are and the laws governing their release.
- Learn how to pry documents from local, state and federal agencies.
- Meet veterans from the front lines of freedom-of-information battles.
- Craft new records requests learn how to publish the results.
- Amanda Martin, with Stevens Martin Vaughn and Tadych and general counsel to the N.C. Press Association, on the N.C. Public Records Law, its challenges, changes and application.
- Jon Elliston, Investigations and Open Government Editor of Carolina Public Press, on the Freedom of Information Act, case studies, and where, when and how to find information.
- Angie Newsome, editor and executive director of Carolina Public Press, on putting the laws into practice, crafting a good request and getting those results published.
Location: UNC Asheville, 012 Karpen Hall
Time: 1:30 - 4 p.m. for training.
4 - 5 p.m. for social/networking event.
Parking: Visitor spots are available in the lot between Karpen and Phillips buildings and the lower left deck of the Sherrill Center parking deck. Campus map here.
For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (828) 279-0949.
ABOUT THIS EVENT
The Full Disclosure workshop series is sponsored by Appalachian State University's Department of Communication, Community Newspapers, Inc. - Franklin Region, Mountain Xpress, the N.C. Press Association, UNC Asheville's Department of Mass Communication, Western Carolina University's Department of Communication. CPP events are also made possible through contributions from our supporters.
When & Where
Carolina Public Press
Public interest reporting is critical to an informed, engaged electorate and to ensuring government accountability. Carolina Public Press, a nonprofit online news service, provides Western North Carolina with unbiased, in-depth and investigative reporting as well as educational opportunities to journalists, students and others.
Visit us at carolinapublicpress.org.