Sunshine Week approaches

Sunshine Week 2021

Sunshine Week is March 14-20 which highlights and celebrates access to public information and open government. The best source of information on public records and public access in Tennessee is the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government (typically just called “TCOG”). Sunshine Week is a project of the News Leaders Association. There are a lot of… Continue reading Sunshine Week approaches

Ask a lawmaker on Saturday

The Tennessee House of Representatives. (Photo via capitol.tn.gov)

The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County and the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists are holding a “Legislative Webinar” on Saturday at 10 a.m. to hear lawmakers talk about key issues that will be taken up by the Tennessee General Assembly this year. In pandemic style, it’s being held virtually via Zoom. You… Continue reading Ask a lawmaker on Saturday

Learn more about the Black in Appalachia podcast

Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin and Angela Dennis

Journalist and activist Angela Dennis and University of Tennessee sociologist and critical studies scholar Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin will talk about the Black in Appalachia podcast in a session for the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists on Feb. 2 at noon. Registration details for the one-hour Zoom event are on the ETSPJ website. It will… Continue reading Learn more about the Black in Appalachia podcast