Recapping FOIAFest 2021

Check out coverage of this year’s FOIAFest by student reporters at Columbia College Chicago and Loyola University Chicago.

Case Study: CBS2 Investigates Wrongful Chicago Police Raids

Panelists Offer Tips and Tricks for Navigating Federal FOIAs

FOIA 101

FOIA Fest: Finding Housing Data During a Crisis

FOIA in Broadcast

Strategies for Navigating FOIA Outside Your State

FOIAFest Panelists Share Advice and Experience Covering Labor Beat

Organizers fight fundamental flaws in gang databases

Experts share hard truths on filing FOIA lawsuits: ‘It sucks, but it’s needed’

‘Just start poking around’: Where to look to find more information on immigration

FOIA isn’t just about data and numbers but people, too

This information belongs to you

FOIA should be used to investigate police, prisons but go beyond documents

FOIA helps keep bad actors accountable, bolsters environmental reporting

Staying organized key to using FOIA for investigative stories

Investigative Stories and FOIA: How To Pitch and Keep Organized