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Extract the Facts? How to dig up great stories using FOIA laws
May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
You don’t need “Deep Throat” to expose government secrets and data. From police corruption to faked life on Mars, Big Pharma scandals to election suppression, top journalists from the New York Times, Newsday and Scientific American will tell you how to report original news using Freedom of Information laws. At this all-star panel, you’ll learn tips, strategies and story-generating tactics on getting access to federal and New York public records.
The event is being held in partnership with the New York University Journalism Department.
Charles Seife, Scientific American contributor and NYU journalism professor, Big Pharma/FDA investigator
Mark Walker, New York Times, Pulitzer winner and Times FOIA coordinator
Matthew Leish, Esq., First Amendment lawyer repping Daily News and more
Sandra Peddie, Newsday, multi-award winner on police corruption