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.
- Detail about PACER losing case info for some federal courts http://t.co/83bGaIpDVf about 2 hours ago
- How Virginian-Pilot tracked asset forfeitures by police using state + fed data http://t.co/W3mggHg6zR For Uplink subscribers @IRE_NICAR about 1 day ago
- Overview of Helium Scraper from @eklucas http://t.co/je9RnC0tc1 For Uplink subscribers @IRE_NICAR about 5 days ago
- Good look at Helium Scraper, for harvesting data from the web http://t.co/oRXreuEmKm For Uplink subscribers @IRE_NICAR about 6 days ago