An order limiting photography outside Arizona appellate courts gets scaled back after criticism

June 28, 2019
The court of appeals in Phoenix, Arizona, issued an order limiting recording and photography outside of the courthouse on June 28, 2019.The order stipulated that, “All types of video recording, photography, including sharing video or live-streaming to social media sites, or other types of broadcasting… are prohibited in any facility during its use as for Court-connected purposes, including building entrances, exits, and adjacent restricted parking areas.”It also added a provision by which individuals could receive permission to record in restricted …

Hawaii reporter denied access to cover Army meeting

May 16, 2019
West Hawaii Today county and government reporter Nancy Cook Lauer was barred from attending a U.S. Army meeting that the newspaper contends was opened to the general public in Hilo, Hawaii, on May 16, 2019.Lauer was attempting to cover a meeting that outlined the Army’s resource management plants at Pohakuloa Training Area and the Kawaihae Military Reservation outside an Aupuni Center meeting room.Lauer wrote in a West Hawaii Today article that she was told “the participating parties might not feel …
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