Last week I spoke at the National Freedom of Information Coalition’s 2011 FOI Summit in Providence, R.I. It was a great gathering of open-government enthusiasts, many of whom have been slugging away in the trenches for decades. I participated on a panel called “Cutting-edge Tools for Transparency: Better Access to Data and Documents,” which was moderated by Tom Heslin, the executive editor at The Providence Journal, and my boss when I was on the investigative …
Veteran investigative reporter and data journalist. Advocate for open government. Author of Data Literacy from Sage Publications.
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