Monthly Archive: November 2016

FOI FYI | November 11th, 2016 | #, #, #, #
If You Sue Trump, This DC Lawyer Will Help You For Free

Mark Zaid wants to help journalists file a national security-centered FOIA request against Trump so much he’ll do it for free:

Journalists: bring my law firm an interesting natsec FOIA request against Trump Admin and we’ll handle litigation pro bono (you cover costs)

— Mark S. Continue reading

FOI FYI | November 11th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #
Hear It from a Journocriminal

Let’s turn our attention to a real Georgia journalist who went to real jail for making a real public records request—really.

From the Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s July 1 piece:

A North Georgia newspaper publisher was indicted on a felony charge and jailed overnight last week – for filing an open-records request. Continue reading