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Ten Commandments for Open Meetings |

Consider the following list our Fourth Estate counsel to county commissions, city councils, and school boards everywhere on executive sessions and general government openness. Citizens should hold their elected officials to the standards below. These are Ten Commandments for Open Meetings:

ONE: Do not gather as a quorum outside of regular meetings, and do not hold special meetings without giving at least 24 hours public notice.

For Trio Of Legacy Media CEOs, Digital Is Way Forward | NetNewsCheck.com

The CEOs of  GateHouse Media, Townsquare Media and The Dallas Morning News framed out their companies’ respective futures at Borrell Associates’ conference on Tuesday, and digital was the cornerstone common denominator. A look at how Kirk Davis, Steven Price and Jim Moroney see digital diversification as fundamental to their long-term strategies.   

Source: For Trio Of Legacy Media CEOs, Digital Is Way Forward | NetNewsCheck.com

How Editors Can Regain Control of Website Comments – Editor & Publisher

“I know the difference of opinion and debate, but I will not abide hatred.”

With those words, a Catholic priest in Dallas gave newspaper editors the principle that ought to guide them through a tense time in America. Newspaper editors exercise judgement many times every day. It’s time for them to exercise that judgment to silence some of the hateful debate.