State blocked in “prior restraint” case against The Trentonian

The below statement by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ-NJ) nicely explains the issues in the “prior restraint” case against The Trentonian and reporter Isaac Avilucea.  Despite losing at every turn, the State continues to pursue the matter Continue Reading →

SPJ-NJ’s annual Excellence in Journalism contest opens Jan. 4. Entry deadline now MARCH 8, 2016!

UPDATE (5/12/2016):  The winners of this year’s NJ-SPJ Excellence in Journalism contest have been announced.  Congratulations to all the award recipients.  And to all ye public advocates everywhere, keep up the good work!   UPDATE (3/4/2016): The NJ-Society of Professional Continue Reading →

SPJ, NFOIC combine war chests to fight for Freedom of Information

NFOIC press release March 23, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS – The Society of Professional Journalists and the National Freedom of Information Coalition are joining forces – and legal war chests – to help citizens and journalists fight for public records. The two Continue Reading →