Broadcasters association advises Open Records Counsel that blanket ban on photos of public records is unreasonable, inefficient

The Tennessee Association of Broadcasters has added its voice to the growing number of entities who have urged the Office of Open Records Counsel to revise its Model Public Records Continue Reading

Chalkbeat: State is suing Nashville schools to turn over student directory information; Memphis takes a different path

Chalkbeat has provided in-depth coverage of the escalating fight over release of student directory information to charter school operators who want to use it for recruitment. The state this past Continue Reading

Tennessee Press Association calls on Open Records Counsel to ease ban on taking photos of public records

The Tennessee Press Association, writing on behalf of its 125 member newspapers, has requested that the Office of Open Records Counsel update its Model Public Records Policy to reflect that Continue Reading