IU Media School students find that barriers remain to accessing public information

Reporter-NotebookDuring the spring semester, a team of student journalists in the IU Media School worked with assistant professor Gerry Lanosga on a reporting project about access of public information via electronic devices. By early June, their stories had been readied for publication.

The IU News and Media Team worked with Lanosga to arrange for publication of the stories online and issued a news release on July 13 about the project. It followed up by providing contact information for students and Lanosga. The following day, a story was on the top of the front page in the Herald-Times and shared across Indiana by the Associated Press. One of the students’ stories also ran in the Herald-Times. The following day, the Herald-Times ran an editorial about the importance of the project. Other coverage included:

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