May 17, 2013
by Terry D. Cowgill | May 17, 2013 5:30am
For gadflies, watchdogs, and journalists in the Nutmeg State, the outlook for open access to government information just gets grimmer by the month. With few exceptions, lawmakers and other state officials are trying their best to make it harder for us to take a look at what they’re up to.
May 10, 2013
by Terry D. Cowgill | May 10, 2013 5:30am
Few events shake organizations to their cores the way a change in ownership or leadership does. The consequences can range from a shift in priorities to the rolling of heads. New ownership is of particular concern in the modern newsroom, where jobs are scarce and big principles are at stake.
May 6, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 6, 2013 5:29am
April 22, 2013
by Megan Merrigan | April 22, 2013 12:48pm
Reporters, professors, and Lt. Paul Vance gathered at the University of Connecticut last week to discuss the role of accuracy, respect, and social media in the coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
April 15, 2013
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2013 5:30am
The Judiciary Committee forwarded a bill to the state Senate Friday that would give individuals the ability to bring a civil lawsuit against police officers who interfere with their ability to videotape or photograph officers on the job.
April 8, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | April 8, 2013 10:43am
March 29, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | March 29, 2013 12:59pm
Town governments are hoping a renewed focus on municipal mandate relief will see the passage of long-sought changes to expensive legal notice publishing requirements.
March 27, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 27, 2013 1:51pm
March 13, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2013 2:32pm
Wednesday was Women’s Day at the state Capitol. It was time for women to discuss public policy and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women. But that’s not exactly the message Fox 61 Connecticut conveyed during its morning broadcast, which had women’s groups calling for the removal of the story and an apology.
March 6, 2013
by Megan Merrigan | March 6, 2013 6:30am