Sunshine Week runs from March 13 to 19, 2016. ONA member papers are encouraged to publish news and opinion pieces about the importance of open government and freedom of information. To help our members, ONA has compiled the following information and resources related to Sunshine Week.
Sunshine Week toolkit
- The main Sunshine Week website has a useful toolkit newspapers may use including opinion pieces, editorial cartoons, and reporting packages.
Sunshine week information from the National Freedom of Information Coalition
- NFOIC has posted a Sunshine Week web page and a page on related affiliate SW events on the web site. In addition, NFOIC worked closely with the AP and journalist David Lieb on this year’s reporting package feature, “Statehouse Secrecy”, with an expected publication date March 14, 2016.
Sunshine Week meme
The Colorado Press Association has created a new advertising meme promoting Sunshine Week and is allowing ONA member papers to use this ad both in print and online. Papers can easily drop their logo into the ad, which is available as a PDF download or by downloading the JPEG image above. To see what the ad looks like with a newspaper logo, download this PDF.