Unearthing Unpublished Reports to Congress from Federal Agencies: The Birth of a New Journalism Research Technique

Attorney and journalist Michael Ravnitzky offers a strategy for accessing unpublished reports: direct a public records request to agencies of interest for all reports not posted on the agency's website, within a specific time frame and not limited by topic.


EPA Releases Bush-Suppressed Endangerment Finding

Persistence pays off for Greenwire reporter Darren Samuelsohn who filed his first Freedom of Information Act request for it back in July 2008, re-filed it in January 2009 at the start of the Obama administration, and finally received it October 13, 2009.

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