Let the sunshine in

A closed meeting by any other name is still a closed meeting. And if it involves public officials doing the public’s business, a closed meeting is still an insult to our democratic process. Full Story »

Posted by Mary Hartney - via Maryland Daily Record
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Member Tags: closed meeting, health and environmental affairs committee, public officials, sen. joan carter conway, tom lobianco, editorial, accountability, lobbyists
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Posted by: Posted by Mary Hartney - Mar 10, 2011 - 4:10 PM PST
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Edited by: Mary Hartney - Mar 11, 2011 - 7:15 AM PST

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Andrew Hazlett
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by Andrew Hazlett - Mar. 15, 2011

A well-argued case for updated Maryland's laws on government transparency.

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Devin Hamberger
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by Devin Hamberger - Mar. 12, 2011

This is an opinion piece about the sunshine law in Maryland and how elected officials do not stay true to it. This is good journalism because the writer included quotes from state Senators. However, the reporting was done by a different journalist from the Associated Press. Since this is an editorial article, the reader must question if the writer just took the quotes and information from the reporting done by the AP journalist, or if she did some reporting herself.

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