From bad bills come bad laws: A proactive prescription for restoring trust in government and democracy

Submitted by NFOIC on Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:51am

The report from the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy, explores the disconnect between the public, the press and our public institutions, notably government. The report concludes we are in a watershed moment and must make reforms in our media and civic infrastructure. The report advances a series of recommendations aimed at the news media, civic educators and the public. NFOIC's executive director, Daniel Bevarly writes for the Knight Foundation's Trust, Media & Democracy blog that a series of reforms are also required in state and local open government efforts to rebuild trust in public institutions. Read more...