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NEFAC seeks nominations for annual citizenship and FOI awards

The New England First Amendment Coalition is seeking applications for a pair of annual awards to recognize both private citizens and professional journalists who aggressively advance the people’s knowledge of what government is doing – or failing to do – on their behalf.

Help support NEFAC’s New England First Amendment Institute on #GivingTuesday

Until December 27, we will be accepting contributions through Indiegogo to help grow our New England First Amendment Institute. Our goal is to raise $10,000. This money will help us better educate journalists throughout the region and improve the institute’s programming. With just about a month remaining in our campaign, we are nearly one-fifth of the way there.

AG balks at sharing report on RI inmate’s suicide with family

The attorney general ruled that the public release of the narrative “could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of [the family’s] personal privacy rights.”

Happy New Year from NEFAC. Let’s Resolve to Keep the Right-to-Know mission going in 2013!

Start marking your 2013 calendar at Jan. 7, the deadline for entries in the New England First Amendment Coalition’s first Citizen Right to Know Award and the FOI Award. “These are the first in a lineup of activities in the new year to raise the profile of First Amendment and freedom of information issues,” said Rosanna Cavanagh, […]