Tips on City Hall Beat Reporting

Number 2472
Subject City Government
Source Kevin Flowers
Affiliation Erie Times-News
Year 2005
Summary Kevin Flowers' tipsheet gives the basics of local government reporting. He suggests knowing agendas, learning how your government works and making friends who are familiar with the inner workings of the city. He also gives hints on getting FOI requests filled and how to spot a good story.
Tags city hall; beat; reporting; government; local; meeting
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Panelists Kevin Flowers