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Resource ID: #2577
Subject: (panel unspecified)
Source: Global_Investigative_Journalism_Conf_2005
Date: 2005



The author discusses how he used the Freedom of Information Act to request hundreds of documents about Bulgaria from US Intelligence Command. He discusses the bureaucratic process he went through to get the documents, and offers many suggestions for other reporters facing a similar project. The tips not only include advice for filing requests, but also many suggestions about how to read official documents once they have been released.

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