WNA Executive Director Beth Bennett urged legislators to support the measure allowing for electronic public notice affidavits.
The Sauk County Board have to settle an open records lawsuit with the Baraboo News Republic.
Current and former Madison School Board members are questioning whether private meetings with the district superintendent violate open meetings laws.
State justice department agents are investigating whether five Rhinelander officials violated the open meetings law by participating in a walking quorum.
Scott Peterson, a veteran Milwaukee journalist and president of the WNA Foundation, has been named managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times.
Legislation initiated by the WNA that would allow newspapers to send public notice affidavits via email received unanimous support today from the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
The federal Department of Labor is proposing an increase in the base salary level of exempt employees who work primarily by salary and do not receive overtime pay. The increase would be about a 50% jump in a single year from $23,660 to $35,308 annually.
Tom Schultz, managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times for 45 years and a full-time member of the newspaper’s staff for nearly 53 years, has announced his upcoming retirement.
On April 3, House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline and Rep. Doug Collins introduced the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act.”
During a panel Friday, the Associated Press announced several changes to the AP Stylebook, including expanded guidance on race-related terms and a change that allows for use of the percent sign (%) when paired with most numerals.