Archive: Sep 2004

Tips About FOIA Filings

By Opinion September 15, 2004

FOIA for the FOIA logs. Not only do they contain clues to stories, but also reporters will discover fascinating/ entertaining requests. One CIA log, for example, showed a requester had asked for “radar and visual sightings of UFO’s.” The federal … Read more

Journalists Act to Combat Government Secrecy

By Opinion September 15, 2004

Today journalists are observing a growing culture of secrecy in Washington and the use of “national security” to justify restricted access and sometimes complete closure throughout all areas of government. Organizations representing their interests have taken initial steps toward pushing … Read more