Your articles, editorials, ideas, help needed for Sunshine Week

Editorial writers, columnists: Do you want to stimulate the public’s interest in open government? If so, ASNE hopes you’ll contribute an opinion piece for Sunshine Week, March 11-17.

The special content will be made available for use that week by participating organizations to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

To submit a cartoon or column or have your organization or event listed, please send links and other information to ASNE Communications Coordinator Jiyoung Won at To see previous submissions, check out “The Vault” at

ASNE’s First Amendment Committee leaders, Mindy Marques, executive editor of the Miami Herald, and Peter Bhatia, editor of the Detroit Free Press, are also working with The Associated Press, the Associated Press Media Editors (APME) and other major news organizations to make an ambitious reporting project available free to all participants. 

Sunshine Week 2018 is made possible by an endowment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and by a donation from The Gridiron Club and Foundation.


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