FOIA Festival

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Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballroom | Map
Category: Conference

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FOIA Fest is designed for all journalists, students, community organizations and residents.

*Learn how to use FOIA to access public records

*Understand Michigan’s Open Meetings Act

*Become active in enhancing Michigan’s transparency of government

You will learn from the experts:

  • Seasoned Journalists
  • FOIA Attorneys
  • Media Specialists 

List of speakers and panelists

  • Vincent Duffy – Michigan Radio
  • Jennifer Dukarski, Butzel Law Firm- Freedom of Information Act training
  • Kathy Barks Hoffman, VP Martin Waymire – Public Affairs Consultant
  • Sam Klemet, President & CEO Michigan Association of Broadcasters
  • Gary Miles, Editor & Publisher - The Detroit News
  • Chastity Pratt, SPJ-Detroit VP& FOIA chair – The Wall Street Journal
  • Dr. Matthew Seeger, Dean Wayne State University
  • Alicia Nails, Director of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity
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