Right to Know Law & Open Records | Paula Knudsen Burke & Melissa Melewsky | One-Day Law School for Journalists 2023

Photo of Paula Knudsen Burke on the left and Melissa Melewsky on the right

In this session, our presenters offer a refresher on Right to Know Law, the Freedom of Information Act, and Open Records.

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  • Paula Knudsen Burke, Local Legal Initiative Staff Attorney at Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • Melissa Melewsky, Media Law Counsel at Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

This was the last of seven presentations during PMC's One-Day Law School for Journalists on July 18, 2023. One-Day Law School for Journalists supports journalists and others in the media who face the challenge of covering the courts without a law degree.

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