Connecticut Public Records: Video Tutorials

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An Introduction to Public Records
Taught by NEFAC’s Dan Barrett, the ACLU of Connecticut’s legal director, this is the first of several lessons on the state’s Freedom of Information Act.

3 Requests 3 Stories
Jordan Fenster of Hearst Connecticut Media Group explains how to make three specific requests using the state’s public records law and what stories can be reported with the records received.

Public Record Appeals
Discussing the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act is attorney Dan Barrett, a member of NEFAC’s Board of Directors and legal director at the ACLU-CT.

How Newsrooms Fight Public Record Denials
Len Besthoff of NBC Connecticut shares a step-by-step account of how he used the state’s appeals process to push back against a public record denial.