Affiliation:The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer; European Investigative Center; Detroit Free Press
When do you write a sweeping "any and all documents" request? When should you narrow your focus to specific information or documents? A lot depends on what you learn before you file your request. Find out how to be more resourceful and get the goods - both at home and overseas - as well as what to do after officials say they have "fulfilled" your request.