Monday, March 24, 2008

State prominent in Student Press Law Center 'Sunshine Week' material

Illinois figures prominently in three compelling background stories generated from the Student Press Law Center in Washington, which stepped up postings to connect with Sunshine Week, marked by the Society of Professional Journalists and other news organizations.

There's the case brought by state newspapers about access to sporting events --

... plus the piece about reporters' right to materials generated by student governments --

... and, finally, the news story about the Naperville newspaper adviser apparently punished for advocating for high school journalists --