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In February of 2010, when we first registered the MuckRock domain, we had no idea what we were in for. More important than any one request or news story we have helped with is the amazing community of those willing to fight for a more open, more accountable, and more responsive government for everyone. Thank you.
This week is going to be a busy one for us, so we’re swapping up the usual ordering to highlight our demo night on Tuesday with Code for Boston. Additionally, we’ll be having another event on Thursday night, celebrating the local civic community plus our eighth birthday with Boston Hassle.
How FOIA lets personalities shine, Fast and Furious the #opendata way, and a creative new “exemption” in Washington
FOIA doesn’t have to be dry, particularly if you get creative with your requests and how you put the data to work. This week, some great examples of using government data from the New York Times and CityLab, plus a report on a questionable new way to skirt the law via the Tri-City Herald.
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of giving a talk with the Educational Writers Association on how to speed up slow Freedom of Information Act requests. Here are tips I’ve seen work over the years, plus a chance to share your secrets - and maybe win some free MuckRock requests.
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|NCUA IG Final Reports||Awaiting Acknowledgement||National Credit Union Administration Inspector General||United States of America|
|NCUA IG Final Reports||Fix Required||National Credit Union Administration||United States of America|
|FirstNet Proposals and Responses (Office of the Governor - Rhode Island)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Office of the Governor - Rhode Island||Rhode Island|
|FirstNet Proposals and Responses (Office of the Governor)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Office of the Governor||Montana|
|FirstNet Proposals and Responses (Office of the Governor of Kansas)||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Office of the Governor of Kansas||Kansas|