FOI Jedi moves: Psychological tactics to get public records and increase public support for FOI

Number 5634
Subject FOIA
Source David Cuillier
Affiliation University of Arizona
Year 2018
Summary Get the upper hand when you're persuading officials to cough up records by using some Jedi mind tricks -- aka psychological tactics based on social science research. This tipsheet covers some tactics to try, along with messaging strategies to increase public support for FOI when writing stories and talking with citizens.
Tags FOIA; public records; getting records; FOIA tactics
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