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UPDATED: Come fight for transparency as MuckRock’s Sam Whitmore Media Survey Fellow

UPDATED: Come fight for transparency as MuckRock’s Sam Whitmore Media Survey Fellow

Want to explore the cutting edge of public records, while helping reporters, researchers, and others get more out of these critical laws? Apply to be MuckRock’s Sam Whitmore Media Survey Fellow and spend eight months with transparency as your beat, tracking changing laws, developing new FOIA strategies, and working on reporting and resources that will help all requesters.

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Donate your FOIA appeals to science

Donate your FOIA appeals to science

For the past year, MuckRock has been working on an appeal tool to help anyone understand public records rejections, see their options, and file a successful appeal. Now, we’re asking for FOIA hounds everywhere to help out: Send us your successful appeals!

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Commonsense updates needed for Massachusetts public records law

Commonsense updates needed for Massachusetts public records law

MuckRock was proud to testify at the Massachusetts Statehouse on Tuesday in support of amendments to the state public records law, which was written in a pre-Internet era when printing cost 20 cents per page. The proposed amendments will streamline public records requests and incentivize agencies to cut costs.

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