We are excited to announce that earlier this year Nabiha Syed and Cori Zarek joined MuckRock’s board of directors, becoming the first two board members beyond the organization’s founders and helping us continue to fighting for a more open and accountable democracy.
Thanks to FOIA, more Mnuchin came out this week, but this time they also showcase Mitch McConnell’s golden touch. See them and read other FOIA stories, plus take advantage of the last chance to win free swag and MuckRock requests by digging through Donald Rumsfeld’s memos.
Buzzfeed and Pacific Standard Magazine report on questionable meetings by the state of Missouri to acquire lethal injection drugs and industry groups influencing government officials regarding a bird species in peril. Plus, a tool often used in the movies for keeping people quiet can also serve as a method of redaction!
Man demands a federal investigation into BuzzFeed and Tinder because a college student wouldn’t send nudes
Among the various kinds of romance scams found in the Federal Trade Commission’s database of Tinder complaints, one man ventured to fight back in the name of the app’s thirstiest men.
MuckRock’s FOIA Slack has grown to over 3,000 registered members, and we’re kicking off a new round of Slack FOIA Chats focused on issues ranging from making the most of resources from the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press to tips from one of America’s most prolific requesters, as well as insight on how to dig into cold case murder files.