Since 2014, MuckRock’s Executive Editor JPat Brown has been putting together an annual year in review, highlighting the triumphs, tragedies, and cheap redaction gags of the past twelve months. When he started doing this, MuckRock was averaging about three stories a week. Now we publish three articles a day, and last year’s two-parter nearly killed him.
So this year, we’re breaking up the Year in FOIA into sections, from what we uncovered in our ongoing investigatory projects to a look at which states tweaked their public records laws. It’s a lot easier on JPat, and between you and me, a lot more interesting than reading him riff for a few thousand words.
MuckRock’s Year in FOIA: 2018
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