First Amendment tour includes D.C., Charlottesville, VA

In the Footsteps of the First Amendment is a tour of Washington DC and Charlottesville, Va., April 24 – April. 28. The tour includes 5-star accommodations, a VIP after hours experience at the Newseum, a private docent-led viewing of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights at the National Archives, a private tour of the U.S. Capitol, an exclusive behind the scenes, […]

Shutdown shuts down FCC on Thursday

From our friends at the Kentucky Broadcasters Association and From Inside Radio The 116th Congress was sworn-in Thursday and despite plans by House Democrats to pass legislation that would reopen most of the federal government, there’s little appetite in the White House or Senate to go along with the deal. Barring a last minute change, that means the Federal Communications […]

Department of Interior makes changes to FOIA during ‘down’ time

From American Society of News Editors During one of the “downest” of downtimes in recent memory – on the Friday between Christmas and New Years during a government shutdown – proposed changes to the Department of Interior’s Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) regulations were published to the Federal Register. This opens a 30-day filing window during which interested parties can […]