Category Open records

Putting people on edge

Years ago, I had an editor named Zack Binkley. He used to tell us that he wanted to be that guy who had people on edge when he walked into a room because of the work the newsroom was doing. I understood it a little as a reporter back then, but a whole lot more […]

The dangers of private gun records

Note: The New York legislature today was poised to approve bills that would prohibit disclosure of the names and addresses of gun owners in the state’s registry and allow citizens to avoid disclosure on county-held registries. This story has details. – GM, Jan. 15, 2013 In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shootings, the […]