The Des Moines Register’s Dissent

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By: Deron Lee | Columbia Journalism Review

In its own polite, Midwestern fashion, The Des Moines Register is mad as heck and is not going to take it anymore.

After Iowa officials refused to release records showing alleged abuses by state employees, the paper is pursuing dual lawsuits to force the records into public view. In one case, the Register is even suing the state’s new public information board, formed expressly to address years of complaints about records transparency.

In its own polite, Midwestern fashion, The Des Moines Register is mad as heck and is not going to take it anymore.

After Iowa officials refused to release records showing alleged abuses by state employees, the paper is pursuing dual lawsuits to force the records into public view. In one case, the Register is even suing the state’s new public information board, formed expressly to address years of complaints about records transparency.

– See more at: http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/des_moines_register_files_two_public_records_lawsuits.php#sthash.aqIaL5Cf.dpuf

In its own polite, Midwestern fashion, The Des Moines Register is mad as heck and is not going to take it anymore.

After Iowa officials refused to release records showing alleged abuses by state employees, the paper is pursuing dual lawsuits to force the records into public view. In one case, the Register is even suing the state’s new public information board, formed expressly to address years of complaints about records transparency.

– See more at: http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/des_moines_register_files_two_public_records_lawsuits.php#sthash.aqIaL5Cf.dpuf

In its own polite, Midwestern fashion, The Des Moines Register is mad as heck and is not going to take it anymore.

After Iowa officials refused to release records showing alleged abuses by state employees, the paper is pursuing dual lawsuits to force the records into public view. In one case, the Register is even suing the state’s new public information board, formed expressly to address years of complaints about records transparency.

– See more at: http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/des_moines_register_files_two_public_records_lawsuits.php#sthash.aqIaL5Cf.dpuf

In its own polite, Midwestern fashion, The Des Moines Register is mad as heck and is not going to take it anymore.

After Iowa officials refused to release records showing alleged abuses by state employees, the paper is pursuing dual lawsuits to force the records into public view. In one case, the Register is even suing the state’s new public information board, formed expressly to address years of complaints about records transparency.

– See more at: http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/des_moines_register_files_two_public_records_lawsuits.php#sthash.aqIaL5Cf.dpuf

In its own polite, Midwestern fashion, The Des Moines Register is mad as heck and is not going to take it anymore.

After Iowa officials refused to release records showing alleged abuses by state employees, the paper is pursuing dual lawsuits to force the records into public view. In one case, the Register is even suing the state’s new public information board, formed expressly to address years of complaints about records transparency.

– See more at: http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/des_moines_register_files_two_public_records_lawsuits.php#sthash.aqIaL5Cf.dpuf

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