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What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Jessie Gomez

What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Jessie Gomez

Last Friday, MuckRock’s Sam Whitmore Media Survey Fellow Jessie Gomez joined us for our weekly Friday FOIA Chat on MuckRock’s Slack Channel. Gomez is currently working on building FOIA resources for researchers and journalists, and one of the problems she is looking to tackle is the complicated, varying, and often baseless FOIA fees. Here’s some strategies that came out of the conversation.

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What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Adam Marshall

What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Adam Marshall

Adam Marshall recently joined us to talk about government surveillance and answer common questions that can stump FOIA requesters. Find out what you missed and details on Friday’s upcoming FOIA chat.

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Removing the redactions in Chicago, a faked cleanup stalls  affordable housing, and a chance to get your FOIA questions answered

Removing the redactions in Chicago, a faked cleanup stalls affordable housing, and a chance to get your FOIA questions answered

If you’re looking for FOIA Friday inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. See how others are using public records to open up government and keep our democracy informed.

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What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Matt Topic

What you missed from our FOIA Slack Chat with Matt Topic

Matt Topic recently joined us to talk about government surveillance and answer common questions that can stump FOIA requesters. Find out what you missed and details on Friday’s upcoming FOIA chat.

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How Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press can help with FOIA

How Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press can help with FOIA

If you’re trying to master the art of public records, there are few better places to start than the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Since 1970, the non-profit has served reporters across the country in fighting to open up government. Here are RCFP’s tips from our recent Slack FOIA Chat.

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