Sunshine Week: A look back at Report for America’s watchdog journalism

Journalists play a crucial role in holding governments accountable, transparent and uncorrupted. Watchdog reporting exposes conflicts of interest for public officials, ensures fiscal responsibility, creates safer communities to live in and more. Access to public records is a fundamental part of this type of reporting. Since 2005, journalists, publishers, journalism educators and others have used

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the culture, history and contributions of Hispanic and Latino people throughout the country each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Latinos have historically been absent in popular culture and news media. Today, only 11 percent of news analysts, reporters, and journalists identify as Latino, despite the