Posts by SPJNCFOI

California Supreme Court Grants Review in Major Public Records Case

The California Supreme Court has granted review of an important electronic records access case which SPJ NorCal, along with the Pacific Media Workers Guild, urged the court to consider. The case, National Lawyers Guild v. City of Hayward, has major ramifications for the cost which public agencies are able to charge requesters for electronic records. McManis Faulkner…

 

JAMES MADISON FOI AWARDS 2019 — CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Freedom of Information Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter presents its 34th Annual James Madison Sunshine and First Amendment Awards. Contact: FOI Committee Chairs Aaron Field and Matt Drange spjnorcalfoi@gmail.com The James Madison Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing freedom of information and/or expression…

 

SPJ NorCal Honors 2018 James Madison Freedom of Information Award Winners

Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee to host 33rd Annual awards dinner on March 27, 2018 at Delancey Street in San Francisco For immediate release: Contact: SPJ NorCal FOI Committee at spjnorcalfoi@gmail.com   SAN FRANCISCO — The James Madison Freedom of Information Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have…

 

JAMES MADISON FOI AWARDS — 2018 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Freedom of Information Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter presents its 33rd Annual James Madison Sunshine and First Amendment Awards. Contact: FOI Committee Chair Kate Conger – kate.a.conger@gmail.com The James Madison Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing freedom of information and/or expression in the spirit…

 

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS

Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee to host 32nd annual awards dinner on March 22, 2017 at the City Club in San Francisco For Immediate Release Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 Contact: spjnorcalfoi@gmail.com The James Madison Freedom of Information Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing…