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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Open records chief: State is training workers to use phone feature that avoids public records requests
Trainers are telling state workers learning a new phone system that they can use an instant-messaging feature to avoid citizens’ public record requests, the state’s open records director told Gov. Tom Corbett in a letter.
Whether cameras should have been allowed at a demotion hearing for a Hanover school district principal might come down to whether the hearing met the definition of being public. A Hanover school board member shoved a camera into a wall at the recent hearing because the district’s lawyer had decided cameras weren’t allowed. (They are allowed at other public meetings).
Earlier this year the YDR got involved with a ProPublica effort to collect and publish political ad data from TV stations. The information is public, but the stations didn’t make it available online; you had to go to a station … Continue reading
This isn’t something you see often: A Hanover school board member pushed a WHP-21 camera into a wall, according to the TV station’s report, as she tried to eject the camera crew from a public meeting.