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Our View: It's Sunshine Week: Celebrate but be wary

This is Sunshine Week, a week set aside to stress the importance of governments operating in sunshine, under public scrutiny.

Because several journalism-based organizations are sponsors of Sunshine Week, there is a tendency by some to see the week as part of an ongoing rift between reporters and the government.

But most people who exercise "sunshine rights" are not reporters. Bloggers, political liberals, political conservatives, interested citizens, people who feel their rights are threatened by government, Second Amendment activists, unions and dozens of other groups frequently exercise t...


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