Extract the Facts: Prying Out News with Freedom of Information Laws



Extract the Facts: Prying Out News with Freedom of Information Laws

"The panel will feature the state’s Open Government czar and top award-winning investigative journalists, who include members of a newly formed media coalition organizing to oppose growing government secrecy. Speakers will offer how-to guidance, front-line tales, and a call to media arms to keep public records public."

Organizer Society of Professional Journalists
"The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work ...

"The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 7,500 members..."

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When?

Tue, April 16, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern

Where?

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
219 W. 40th St.
New York, NY 10018
United States of America

"The school is located in the central Times Square area of Manhattan, connected to many subway lines. Trains A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, R, Q, W, and S (the shuttle to Grand Central) all connect to the Times Square stop."