Let the sunshine in: Open records

  • Event: 2018 Miami Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Sandy Bohrer of Holland & Knight; Dan Christensen of Institute for Nonprofit News, FOIA litigant, Florida Bulldog
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 27 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Building AC1 Room 194
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Advice on crafting records requests, tracking them and holding officials’ feet to the FOIA fire. Includes strategies for dealing with excuses and obstacles from public officials who stand in your way of getting key documents and data.

Speaker Bios

  • Represented the press for 40 years. Represented The Miami Herald for 40 years. New Times for 30 years. Represented the press in public records and public access matters innumerable times.

  • Dan founded Florida Bulldog in 2009 using the name Broward Bulldog. He is an award-winning former investigative reporter for The Miami Herald and Daily Business Review, and one of South Florida’s most experienced reporters. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in political science from the University of Miami.

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