A group of media organizations, including the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, has filed a motion to intervene in a public records lawsuit sealed by a Racine County judge.
Members of a legislative study committee on police body camera legislation are expected to discuss a bill draft during an Oct. 17 meeting in Madison. The draft includes language that would require a law enforcement agency to post its policy online and it also sets a longer retention period for encounters including use of force.
The Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation is thrilled to announce the distinguished industry leaders who will be inducted into the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 15 in Madison.
The WNA Foundation will host the inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games on Feb. 23, 2019, at the State Capitol in Madison.
Andrew Johnson, president of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation, took over the role of National Newspaper Association president Saturday at the annual NNA Convention in Norfolk, Va.
A Racine alderwoman’s contempt hearing, which was called after she spoke out about her public records laws, has been opened to the public following advocacy by the WNA and other news organizations.
The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council will celebrate its 40th anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Wisconsin State Capitol. The event will include speakers, cake, the unveiling of open government artwork and the council’s new logo, and a celebration of open government.
An international trend in favor of the “right to be forgotten” is leading newspapers to rethink their policies on taking down published news articles.
In the wake of the Capital Gazette shooting in Annapolis, Md., here are some basic steps journalists should follow to stay safe.
Susan Brandscheid, a longtime UW-Madison employee and School of Journalism and Mass Communication adviser, died Wednesday at age 70.