DOJ press office communications regarding Joshua Eaton

Josh Israel filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy of the United States of America.
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From: Josh Israel

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking all emails or other communications to and from members of the DOJ press office, regarding reporter Joshua Eaton, from April 27, 2017 to present.

I would like to receive the information in the following format: electronic.

As a representative of the news media I am only required to pay for the direct cost of duplication after the first 100 pages. Through this request, I am gathering information on public transparency and media access in the new administration. This information is being sought on behalf of (an online news service) for dissemination to the general public.

Please waive any applicable fees. Release of the information is in the public interest because it may contribute significantly to public understanding of how the federal government approaches the press and transparency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Josh Israel


This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (
* Tracking Number: DOJ-2017-005846
* Requester Name: Josh Israel
* Date Submitted: 08/04/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: foia request


Attached is this Office's acknowledgment of the above-referenced request.

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy

Dear Josh Israel:
Attached is correspondence from the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy regarding your above-referenced Freedom of Information Act request.

Initial Request Staff
Office of Information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice
202-514-3642 (Main Line)