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Cover city hall, go to jail? SPJ regional director throws down media access challenge

A Broward County based journalist is promising airfare, hotel and a car rental to reporters willing to attempt to cover a town council meeting in rural Alabama. The catch? Tiny Paint Rock recently passed a number of rules prohibiting the media or outsiders from doing just that — in direct contravention with the state’s Open Meeting Act. But no worries: ...

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