Michigan: FOIA and media requests have ‘increased dramatically’ at MSU

In wake of the news surrounding MSU’s handling of ex-MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse case, the university’s Freedom of Information Act Office has received an increase in FOIA requests and MSU’s Communications and Brand Strategy, or CABS, is still experiencing a high volume in media inquiries.  The Freedom of Information Act, or…


Mich. State sues ESPN over sex assault investigation records

Michigan State University is suing ESPN over a public records request involving police reports relating to ongoing sexual assault investigations.

MSU argues in a court filing that it has been put in an "impossible position" because Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon's office asked the university to withhold the records and ESPN asked for them to be released.