DePaul chapter hosts FOIA panel

SPJ DePaul’’s Freedom of Information Panel discussion on Feb. 16 offered tips on using FOIA requests and insight to how investigative journalists work.

The two-hour panel, moderated by DePaul adjunct journalism instructor and former TV news reporter Anne Kavanaugh, featured panelists Tim Novak and Chris Fusco of the Chicago Sun-Times and Mick Dumke of the Chicago Reader. The free event drew nearly 50 students and professional journalists at DePaul’’s Daley Building.

Craig Newman of the Chicago Sun-Times archived live-tweets and background from the event in a Storify.

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