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Austin Peay State University’s Shemberger to discuss journalism and sunshine laws at March 14th Library Athenaeum

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Where would the journalist, or a democratic society for that matter, be without sunshine laws? Created in the 1970s, the laws require that governments provide public access to meetings and records.

“These tools are necessary for journalists, who often gather public information to write their stories, either by attending open public meetings or by filing open records requests,” Dr. Melony Shemberger, an award-winning journalist and assistant director of communication at Austin Peay State University, said. «Read the rest of this article»

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