FOI

California Supreme Court to hear case on disclosure of automated license plate data

The Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is pleased that the California Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding the disclosure of automated license plate data. SPJ NorCal joined the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and several California news organizations in filing amicus briefs, urging the court to…

 

Winners announced for 2015 James Madison Freedom of Information Award

Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee to host 30th Annual awards dinner on March 12, 2015 at the San Francisco City Club For Immediate Release: Retiring Electronic Frontier Foundation Executive Director Shari Steele, known for her tireless advocacy of free speech rights on the Internet and support of traditional and nontraditional…

 

Open letter: SPJ NorCal responds to reports of police force used on journalists in Berkeley

Berkeley Mayor Tom BatesBerkeley Police Chief Michael K. Meehan By Email Dear Mayor Bates and Chief Meehan: The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the outrageous conduct of law enforcement officers who assaulted members of the media during last night’s (Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014) demonstrations in…