R.I.P. Hunter S. Thompson

R.I.P. Hunter S. Thompson

Thirteen years ago, the writer Hunter S. Thompson sat down at his kitchen desk - a typewriter at his seat and a Smith and Wesson Model 645 in his hand - and never stood again.

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Portland Police Bureau implement restrictive prepayment fees for public records

Portland Police Bureau implement restrictive prepayment fees for public records

On February 9th 2017, officers from the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon shot and killed 17 year old Quanice Hayes. Hayes was unarmed, and had told officers as much. Want to get records involving this shooting, or any of the six officer-involved shootings the PPB had during the years 2014 and 2015? Be ready to cough up some cash just to get your request processing.

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MuckRock Release Notes: Filter your FOIAs more easily than ever

MuckRock Release Notes: Filter your FOIAs more easily than ever

MuckRock has powerful filtering tools to browse your requests or the public archive, and now we’ve made it easier than ever to save your favorite advanced searches. Here’s how it works, and how you can help us keep building MuckRock.

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Light sampling of Super Bowl XLII FCC complaints show people mostly outraged by outages, ticked off by Justin Timberlake

Light sampling of Super Bowl XLII FCC complaints show people mostly outraged by outages, ticked off by Justin Timberlake

A baker’s dozen of Federal Communications Commission complaints related to Super Bowl XLII recently released under FOIA show viewers were mostly annoyed by what they didn’t see, expressing frustration over spotty coverage and a notable lack of Janet Jackson.

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EFF and MuckRock are filing a thousand public records requests about ALPR data sharing

EFF and MuckRock are filing a thousand public records requests about ALPR data sharing

EFF and MuckRock have a launched a new public records campaign to reveal how much data law enforcement agencies have collected using automated license plate readers and are sharing with each other.

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