Journalism Students Test FOIA Responsiveness in Ingham County

Posted on: April 27, 2012

The Sunshine Week logo.For national Sunshine Week, journalism students sent Freedom of Information requests to more than three dozen governments in Ingham County, including townships, cities and school districts. 

During the week, journalists across the country examine or cover the importance of open government. MSU students asked for the numbers of FOIA requests submitted in the past five years. The students then rated the communities' responsiveness and published those on their six Ingham County news sites. 

Read more in the Ingham County Chronicle.

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