Sunshine Week special events

As journalists and citizens across the country re-examine the First Amendment and Freedom of Information during Sunshine Week, March 13 to 19, the University of Missouri School of Journalism will host several public discussions among professionals, academics, citizens and students. These explorations of fundamental rights, if sometimes in conflict, could not come at a more opportune time in American society. 

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“Is our Government too Open?” A debate on government transparency
March 16, 2016

Professor Bruce Cain, Stanford University Political Science Department, and Professor Charles Lewis, American University Department of Communication, debated the issue of open government on March 15 at the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

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    Sunshine Week special events
    Freedom of Information Act turns 50: Is it obsolete?
    March 3, 2016

    As journalists across the country re-examine the First Amendment and Freedom of Information during Sunshine Week, the University of Missouri School of Journalism will host several public discussions among professionals, academics, citizens and students.

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