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Breaking down the Department of the Interior's proposed changes to FOIA

Breaking down the Department of the Interior’s proposed changes to FOIA

MuckRock asked Russ Kick, the investigative archivist behind the Memory Hole and AltGov, to offer his thoughts on the Department of the Interior’s proposed changes to how it would handle FOIA requests - and what we can do to push back against it.

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Join us for an upcoming Slack chat on the JFK assassination records release

Join us for an upcoming Slack chat on the JFK assassination records release

Since the 1992 passing and signing of the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act, millions of pages of this collection have been released. This Thursday, if all goes according to plan, the rest of the documents will finally be made public - and we want your help going through them.

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How to host your own FOIA Karaoke

How to host your own FOIA Karaoke

FOIA and public records are vital to holding our government accountable - but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun with the results, too. Here’s how you can host your own FOIA Karaoke - and if you do, let us know how it goes!

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Share your thoughts on Release to One, Release to All policies

Share your thoughts on Release to One, Release to All policies

Last year, seven agencies began experimenting with a new policy dubbed “Release to One, Release to All.” The goal was to make any information released under a FOIA request available for everyone online, and now the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press wants your feedback.

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Happy FOIAentines Day!

Happy FOIAentines Day!

Happy FOIAentines Day from us here at MuckRock! If you’re not familiar with the holiday, this celebration of transparent affection is observed the Tuesday after President’s day. It’s pretty much Valentine’s Day, but a couple days late and the important parts are missing.

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