'Peggy' called back!
Over the past several weeks, I’ve been trying to reach someone at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to give me a status update on my Freedom of Information Act request for a database. I submitted the request on Oct. 4 and received a response saying the agency was taking a 10-day extension. After that, nothing. As of today, the request is on the verge of being several weeks past the...
Putting boots on the ground
These past few months, I’ve been consistently reminded why the world needs “traditional” reporters and media institutions. While media continues to transition into a hard-to-predict, amorphous blob of new technology and evolving mindsets, it’s difficult not to hear folks talking about the death of newspapers and traditional media. I got the chance last week to watch Page...