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“The City Attorney (Scott Missall) and Mayor Pro Tem (Brian Holtzclaw) told Mrs. Polizzotto that the council asked them to convey to Mrs. Polizzotto that it was unanimous in its position that it did...
The National Association of Secretaries of State criticized a series of voting machine hacking events Thursday at DEFCON 26 in Las Vegas for being “unrealistic.” DEFCON’s Voting Machine Hacking...
Legal nuances and hair-splitting notwithstanding, this week’s New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that police do not need to release dashcam videos related to criminal investigations — unless an officer...
When it comes to today's technology, science fiction rarely remains fiction long. Technology has revolutionized parts of our daily lives, from health care to transportation. Apps on our phones track...
by Mitch Daniels to the Washington Post Dave Eggers’s 2013 novel “ The Circle ” depicts a world where demands for “openness” annihilate privacy and personal autonomy, creating a dystopian nightmare....
The nation’s newsrooms are pushing back against President Donald Trump with a coordinated series of newspaper editorials condemning his attacks on “fake news” and suggestion that journalists are the...
The Justice Department has picked a fight with an obscure ethics agency in Tennessee about how much evidence — called “discovery” — federal prosecutors should have to hand over to defense attorneys...
A federal judge has ordered Iowa to release video and other records in the 2015 police shooting death of Burlington mother Autumn Steele, a ruling that could open more law enforcement video to public...
One of questions we’re most frequently asked at MuckRock is how to request the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s files on an individual . To help clear up the process, we’ve compiled this simple...
The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government announced this week that Melanie Majors, whose 25-year professional career in New Mexico has spanned the fields of journalism,...
Andy Moore has been named the new executive director of FOI Oklahoma, becoming only the second ever to hold the post, it was announced last week. Moore succeeds original executive director Kay Bickham...
Look to see if Randolph Romero has had a recent criminal case brought against him and you’ll be met with the official response “no such records exist.” That is a lie perpetrated by one of the many...
In a move to advance high-quality enterprise journalism, the Scripps Howard Foundation today announced a $6 million investment into the creation of two centers for investigative journalism. Arizona...
A Boulder District Court judge has denied Boulder County's effort to get Gunbarrel resident Kristin Bjornsen to pay more than $3,900 in attorney's fees and related court costs that the county claimed...
A Milwaukee journalist working on a story about police response times was arrested over the weekend after taking photographs of squad cars in a Milwaukee Police Department parking lot. Edgar Mendez, a...