The Open Meeting Law does not specifically provide for public participation. However, by uniform and local practice, public participation is universally allowed, subject to the governing body's particular practice.
The court may order that the records be released and may order that court costs and reasonable attorney fees be assessed. Although the Act does not specifically address the subject, the court should also be able to render declaratory or injunctive relief in appropriate circumstances. Idaho Code § 9-344, 9-345.
The Idaho cases do not define "photojournalist." However, the Salsbury case involved television videotape and the decision makes no distinction between a photojournalist (or, videographer) and a press reporter.
There have been no reported decisions on the applicability of the Idaho Public Records Act to such bodies. To the extent that such bodies meet the broad definition of either a "state agency" or "local agency," their records would be considered "public records" under the act.