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The West Virginia Open Government Coalition and the John Deaver Drinko Academy at Marshall University sponsored a panel discussion on openness during the university’s annual Constitution Week activities.
The panel was moderated by Ed Dawson, editor and publisher of The Herald-Dispatch. Other panelists included Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy; David Herzog, a veteran investigative reporter and associate professor of journalism at the University of Missouri; Joseph Thornton, secretary of the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety; Thomas Kirk, director of the Intelligence/Fusion Center as part of Homeland Security in West Virginia. Please read The Herald-Dispatch’s coverage of the event:
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