COUNCIL MEETINGS TO BE OPEN TO ALL SOCIAL MEDIA & CITIZENS August 4th, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments COUNCIL MEETINGS TO BE OPEN TO ALL SOCIAL MEDIA & CITIZENS New rules will come into force soon, put in place by the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, that open up council meetings to allow citizens to report, blog, tweet and film all public meetings in England revolutionising the way the press and public can follow the good work of councillors. The order also includes a new legal right for broadcasters to film council meetings. There have number a number of high profile cases in the past where citizens have been prevented from filming or tweeting from council meetings. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!