Reporters Committee First Aid

☀☀☀☀ RCFP’s free First Aid app targets journalism issues for both national or neighborhood reporters. It offers quick answers to legal questions that arise when covering news. Topics range from public records to source confidentiality. The Reporters Committee provides a hotline for legal questions. The app encourages users to create an iFOIA account to request federal/state records. Since the release of First Aid Version 2.0 in 2013, it has not been updated. Though it is not as interactive as its partner app, Covering Schools, it still removes legal roadblocks. — Emily Taylor

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