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UNC journalism professor Ryan Thornburg wins Sunshine Award

The North Carolina Open Government Coalition awarded a Sunshine Award for Citizen transparency work to Associate Professor Ryan Thornburg, who teaches journalism in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The award was presented at the annual N.C. News and Information Summit held at Elon University […]

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Huntersville clerk Janet Pierson wins Sunshine Award

The North Carolina Open Government Coalition awarded the 2023 Sunshine Award for Government work to Janet Pierson, clerk for the Town of Huntersville. The award was presented at the annual N.C. News and Information Summit held at Elon University on Sunshine Day. The Sunshine Award recognizes Pierson’s more than 20 years of dedicated service to

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NC General Assembly leadership started automatically deleting legislators’ email. Is that legal under the Public Records Act?

North Carolina legislative leadership has implemented a policy to automatically delete legislators’ emails after three years. This move raises a number of legal and administrative problems for open government in North Carolina.

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