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Articles tagged public records (9)

“I have a love-hate relationship with FOIA.”
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.
A well-intentioned attempt to shield the families of shooting victims “may have grave consequences for the future of the state’s transparency.”
For one community newspaper (and journalism school teaching lab), outside donations quickly helped pay for access to public data.
June 27, 2011
June 22, 2011
April 29, 2010