Prepublication Review Forms for Matthew Olsen

Zack Sampson filed this request with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence of the United States of America.
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From: Zack Sampson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any prepublication review forms or other similar approval forms for media interviews with Matthew Olsen, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), created or signed between January 1, 2013 and the date this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Zack Sampson

From: Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 20, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.


Mr. Sampson, your request is being worked in order. It was tasked out to various components within the ODNI for search and we are still waiting to hear back from them. Our workload is substantial and our resources have been reduced. Please refer to your acceptance letter for your rights since we have been able to respond within the time limitations.

703 874-8500

From: Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

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