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Articles tagged freedom of information (6)

“Part of the reason we took this case on is that we have seen reports from across the country of public officials blocking their constituents on Twitter or Facebook.”
“When you work in government, the people are your boss. And the boss has a right to see your work.”
EncuentrosMortales.org, the counterpart to the English-language FatalEncounters.org, wants to provide a comprehensive national database of undocumented immigrants killed through interactions with law enforcement.
The Civil Beat Law Center for Public Interest will be independent of the news site and offer counsel and representation in challenges to information requests.
“I would hope it would become just a normal part of journalism, that there would be no more “data journalism” — that it just becomes part of what we do.”
A well-intentioned attempt to shield the families of shooting victims “may have grave consequences for the future of the state’s transparency.”