The good people at Muckrock say being specific will help in your request. With our Tip Of The Week, here are suggestions on how to do that.
When writing, I tried & often didn’t work hard enough to keep sentences short. Hemingway did it well. So does Jeff Butera, author of Write Like You Talk. He spoke at the recent virtual Illinois News Broadcaster’s Virtual Convention.
One idea he preached: No more than eight to 12 words per sentence. More
Our Tip of the Week is international in scope, but gives you a good brief picture of things you can do to improve your coverage.
Our Tip of The Week is that IBANewsroom has info on FOIA including how to write a FOIA letter.
Our Tip of the Week comes from Muckrock
While the ability to appeal denied, partially withheld, or redacted records varies from state to state, federal FOIA laws theoretically give consistent guidelines across agencies when a requester appeals their determination. We asked the Securities and Exchange Commission for tips, More