Source:20David Donald, Timothy Graham, Kristen Mitchell, Jennifer LaFleur
Affiliation:Center for Public Integrity, Office of Informatics and Analytics, Office of Government Information Services, ProPublica
Obtaining records through the federal Freedom of Information Act can be like navigating a maze and, at times, contentious. It doesn’t have to be that way. Hear the director of an agency FOIA office, a veteran FOIA requester and a facilitator with the federal FOIA ombudsman’s office offer practical advice for making the FOIA process work and preventing disputes between requesters and agencies.