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Resource ID: #24417
Subject: FOIA
Source: Washington Post
Date: 1/27/2009; 3/15/2009; 3/18/2009; 4/1/2009; 4/2/2009; 12/10/2009



The implementation of a new "open-records policy" by the Smithsonian Institution arose after persistent reporting by Washington Post reporters, James V. Grimaldi and Jacqueline Trescott. The journalists revealed "accountability gaps" within the institution, and exposed the Smithsonian's somewhat murky adherence to the Freedom of Information Act.

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