Editorial: Bill would make public records access easier

From the Knoxville News Sentinel Editorial Board, on a bill to make public records access easier: A legislative effort to make it easier for Tennesseans to file public records requests Continue Reading

News-Sentinel: Details about Tennessee State Museum donors should be public

The Knoxville News-Sentinel makes the case that a foundation that was set up entirely for one purpose – to raise money for the state-owned Tennessee State Museum – should disclose details about Continue Reading

Knox County judge refuses to lift his seal on court records in UT case

Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee refused this week a request by the Knoxville News Sentinel to lift the seal on court records entered in the case of former University Continue Reading

News-Sentinel praises delay on body camera legislation

The Knoxville News-Sentinel in a Sunday editorial praises a House committee’s decision to delay body camera legislation and wait for a study by the Advisory Committee on Open Government: The Continue Reading

News Sentinel: State museum meeting should be open to the public

The News Sentinel published an editorial today saying that the “Douglas Henry State Museum Commission is barreling toward a possible violation of the state’s Open Meetings Act.” It urges the Continue Reading