’Drag this out’: Atlanta mayor’s office directs delay of public requests

Number 28456
Subject Public Records
Source WSB-TV (Atlanta)
Year 2018
Publication Date March - December 2018
Summary In a unique partnership, WSB-TV joined resources with investigative journalists at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Reporters, producers and editors crafted stories for the needs of their audiences and platforms but broke them in tandem. Management from both media outlets collaborated to make a formal complaint with the state after reporting on city officials frustrating Georgia’s Open Records Act. WSB-TV and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are both owned by parent company Cox Media Group
Category Contest Entry
Keywords WSB-TV, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, public records, Atlanta, Georgia, Open Records Act, government, bills, messages, officials
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