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Number 22673
Subject FOIA
Source Times Herald-Record (Middletown, N.Y.)
State NY
Year 2005
Publication Date 05/22/2005
Summary The reporters, with the help of 18 journalism students, set out to find out how public were public records. The students were sent out to request data from a range of public departments and rate their experience, the idea being that they were more representative of the general public rather than experienced journalists would be.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 36
Keywords FOIA;public records;local government; open records; Sunshine laws
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