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January 18, 2024
Fuller's analysis of the impact of legal changes that provide legislators with more latitude in shielding documents from public scrutiny was featured in multiple pieces by the News & Observer of Raleigh.
November 30, 2023
The article, which has been republished in dozens of media outlets across the country, focuses on new state laws including on in North Carolina that shield government records from public scrutiny.
September 29, 2023
In this column, Brooks Fuller, director of the North Carolina Open Government Coalition and assistant professor of journalism, assesses the impact of recent legislative changes that exempt many records of the General Assembly from public scrutiny.
Call for Nominations: 2022 Sunshine Awards and Frank Barrows Award for Excellence in Student Journalism
January 14, 2022
The NC Open Government Coalition welcomes nominations for this year's awards to honor those whose hard work makes North Carolina government more open and transparent.
June 21, 2021
The North Carolina Open Government Coalition leads group of journalists, professors, and nonprofit organizations seeking records related to Nikole Hannah-Jones's hiring at UNC-Chapel Hill.
April 1, 2021
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.
March 31, 2021
Quigley used public records and open meetings to reveal that Darrell Kersey died of COVID-19 after contracting the virus during an outbreak at the Durham County Detention Facility.
March 30, 2021
Sherman's reporting exposed North Carolina bill that would have made death investigation records confidential.
March 23, 2021
Fuller, director of the North Carolina Open Government Coalition and assistant professor of journalism, notes in the WRAL report that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld similar free speech protections in earlier rulings.
February 24, 2021
Sunshine Week 2021 events will be held virtually from March 15 - 18, 2021, coinciding with National Sunshine Week. Registered guests are invited to attend events on information access and government transparency issues facing North Carolina citizens.