TCOG, KNS file motion to intervene to keep records open in state’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma

NEWS from Tennessee Coalition for Open Government: We have filed, along with Jack McElroy, editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel, a motion to intervene in the state’s opioid lawsuit against Continue Reading

Court of Appeals gives NewsChannel 5 Phil Williams a win in ongoing libel case by DA

The Court of Appeals affirmed today that fair and accurate news reports of judicial proceedings are protected from defamation claims, giving a win to NewsChannel 5 and its chief investigative Continue Reading

TCOG urges Tennessee Supreme Court to allow journalists to use electronic tools in courtrooms

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Aug. 3, 2015 Contacts: Lucian T. Pera, vice president, Tennessee Coalition for Open Government (901) 524-5278, Deborah Fisher, executive director, Tennessee Coalition for Open Continue Reading