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Duke Chronicle journalists win Frank Barrows Award for series on use of force by Duke University police
The Duke Chronicle was awarded the 2022 Frank Barrows Award for Excellence in Student Journalism for investigation into use of force by the Duke University Police Department.
News & Observer journalists win Sunshine Award for investigative reporting at UNC￼
News & Observer reporters Dan Kane, Kate Murphy, and Martha Quillin received a Sunshine Award for an investigative series highlighting transparency problems at UNC.
Collaborative Open Meetings: A Virtual News & Information Summit Event
In partnership with the NC Local News Workshop, we’ll presents Open Meetings Policy: A framework for citizen-powered governance to create more inclusive public meetings.
Join Us for the 2022 News & Information Summit on March 17 at Elon
The News & Information Summit is March 17 at Elon University. The event coincides with Sunshine Week, a national initiative promoting access to public information. Register now!
N.C. Open Government Coalition Spearheads UNC Public Records Project
The N.C. Open Government Coalition led a group of journalists, professors and nonprofit organizations seeking records related to Nikole Hannah-Jones’s hiring at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Eric Rowell wins 2021 Sunshine Award for efforts to increase transparency
Rowell regularly seeks out and publishes information from the Town of Huntersville and other public bodies in the Charlotte metro region to increase public knowledge of government work.
RT @NCNewsWorks: Did you miss last week's NC News & Information Summit? Don't worry — @Eric_Frederick has a great recap in today's newslet…Read More
RT @whqr: Congrats to the award-winning journalists in the WHQR newsroom! It's great that they were recognized for their dedication and har…Read More
Was awesome having @upstatenc involved in the News & Info Summit. If you went to their session to talk transparency in the legislature, check this out!Read More