A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

September 24th, 2003 • Quill Archives
FOI audits continue to bring positive changes

April 1997 marked the beginning of a new era of heightened democracy in U.S. local government. In that month, two separate groups laid plans for the first statewide audits of open records. The first group consisted of 17 students in Professor Linda Levin’s Public Affairs Reporting class at the University of Rhode Island.