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ABC 33/40, Birmingham, Ala.
Access Humbolt, Eureka, Calif.
AINS, Gaithersburg, Md.
Alabama Press Association
Albany (Ore.) Democrat-Herald
Albuquerque Journal
Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility
Archive Social, Durham, N.C.
The Asbury Park Press, Neptune, N.J.
Association of Health Care Journalists
Association of Opinion Journalists
Association for Women in Communications, D.C. Chapter
The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
American Library Association
American Society of News Editors
Arizona Daily Sun, Flagstaff
Arizona Press Club
Arizona Newspapers Association
The Associated Press
The Auburn (N.Y.) Citizen
Aurora (Ohio) Advocate
Austin American-Statesman
Ball State University, Departments of Journalism and Telecommunications
The Bay State Examiner, Mass.
Beaver County (Pa.) Times
Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise
Belleville (Ill.) News Democrat
The Bellingham (Wash.) Herald
The Bismark (N.D.) Tribune
“Blandin on Broadband,” the Blandin Foundation, Broadband Initiative, Grand Rapids, Minn.
Blue Mass Group
Boston Globe
Boston Herald
Bradenton (Fla.) Herald
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad
Brennan Center for Justice
The Buffalo (N.Y.) News
The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau)
CA Fwd, Sacramento
“The Cagle Post: Cartoons & Commentary,” Daryl Cagle
California Health and Human Services Agency
California Healthcare Foundation
California State Legislature
CalPERS (California Public Employee’s Retirement System)
Capital New York
Carolina Public Press, Asheville
Town of Carolina Shores, N.C.
Town of Cary, N.C.
Cause of Action
Cape Coral (Fla.) Daily Breeze
The Cap Times, Madison, Wisc.
Center for Effective Government
Center for Responsive Politics
Centre Daily Times, State College, Pa.
Charlotte Observer
Chicago Headline Club
Citizen Times, Asheville, N.C.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)
Citizen Times, Asheville, N.C.
Clinton (S.C.) City Council
CNN, “Reliable Sources,” Brian Stelter
Collier County, Fla., Clerk’s Office
Colorado Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
The Colorado County (Texas) Citizen
Colorado County (Texas) Commissioners Court
Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition
Colorado Press Women
The Columbus Dispatch
Common Cause Massachusetts
The Daily Cartoonist
The Daily Item, Sunbury, Pa.
Daily Press, Newport News, Va.
The Daily News Journal, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
The Daily Reflector, Greenville, N.C.
The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y.
The Daily Tribune, Mount Pleasant, Texas
Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal
D.C. Open Government Coalition
D.C. Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, N.Y.
Denver Press Club
Des Moines Register
The Detroit News
The Dickinson (N.D.) Press
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus/Quad Cities Online, Moline, Ill.
Paula Dockery, Syndicated Columnist
The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.
Douglas County Clerk, Omaha, Neb.; Thomas F. Cavanaugh, comptroller
The Durango (Colo.) Herald
The Eagle, Bryan-College Station, Texas
Effingham (Ill.) Daily News
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
Enterprise Publishing Co., Blair, Neb.
E Pluribus Unum,” Alex Howard, Washington, D.C.
Federal News Radio, Washington
The City of Fernandina Beach, Fla.
First Amendment Foundation, Tallahassee, Fla.
Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers, Tallahassee
Florida Society of News Editors
Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville
FOI Oklahoma
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.
Gannett Co. Inc./USA TODAY
The Garden City (Kan.) Telegram
Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library, The George Washington University
General Assembly
General Services Administration’s 18F
Georgetown University Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Georgia Public Policy Foundation, Atlanta
Good Jobs First, Washington
Government Accountability Project/Make it Safe Coalition
Grand Rapids (Minn.) Herald-Review
Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette
Greensburg (Ind.) Daily News
The Herald-News, Joliet, Ill.
Hickory (N.C.) Record
Hillbilly News
Hoosier State Press Association
The Huffington Post
Hutchinson (Minn.) Leader
Idaho Statesman, Boise
Indiana Coalition for Open Government
Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Index-Journal, Greenwood, S.C.
Inland Press Association
In the Public Interest
International Falls (Minn.) Journal
Iowa Public Information Board
The Iowa Watch Connection, Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, Iowa City
The Journal News, White Plains, NY
Journal Review, Crawfordsville, Ind.
Kansas Press Association
KBTC Public Television, Tacoma, Wash.
Kentucky Press Association
Ketchikan (Alaska) Daily News
Knight Digital Media Center, USC Annenberg
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Miami, Fla.
Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel
KUSA-TV, Denver
KWRG-TV/FM, La Cruces, N.M.
Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier
Lansing (Mich.) State Journal
Leader-Telegram, Eau Clair, Wisc.
The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, Tenn.
League of Women Voters of Alabama
League of Women Voters of Massachusetts
League of Women Voters of the Midland Area, Mich.
League of Women Voters-Pasadena Area, Calif.
League of Women Voters of Santa Fe (N.M.) County
Lexington (Ky.) Herald Leader
Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Ark.
Long Beach (Calif.) Press Telegram
The Lowell (Mass.) Sun
Madison Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists
Massachusetts Freedom of Information Alliance (MassFOIA)
Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association
Mayborn School of Journalism, University of North Texas
The McClatchy Company
Media Law Resource Center
Miami Herald
Michigan Press Association
Michigan State University Libraries, East Lansing
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro
Minnesota Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists
Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Minnesota Newspaper Association
The Missoulian, Missoula, Mont.
Missouri Press Association
The Monitor, McAllen, Texas
Montgomery County Civic Federation, Maryland
Morris (Ill.) Daily Herald
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, Alexandria, Va.
My Daily Tribune/Civitas Media, Gallipolis, Ohio
National Freedom of Information Coalition
National Institute on Money in State Politics, Helena, Mont.
National Press Club
National Security Archive, Washington
Nebraska Press Association
New England First Amendment Coalition
New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
News 10 Sacramento (KXTV)
Newseum Institute
The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash.
The News Virginian, Waynesboro
Eric Newton, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
New York News Publishers Association
Next Door Brewing, Madison, Wisc.
North Carolina Open Government Coalition
Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee
Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Ill.
“Northwest Now,” KBTC, Tacoma
City of Oakland (Calif.) Public Ethics Commission
Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost
Online News Association
Ouray County (Colo.) Plaindealer
Pacific Daily News, Guam
The Paris (Tenn.) Post-Intelligencer
Parsons (Kan.) Sun
The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass.
The Patriot-News, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Pennsylvania Rep. Robert F. Matzie (D-16th)
Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal
PNA Legal Update, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
Peoria Times, Glendale, Ariz.
“Personal Liberty,” Bob Livingston, Cullman, Ala.
Pinellas County (Fla.) Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller; Ken Burke
Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.
“Poking Around with Mary,” Mary Treacy, Twin Cities, Minn.
The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.
The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y.
Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal
Project on Government Oversight (POGO)
Public Citizen
The Purcell (Okla.) Register
Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
Rapid City (S.D.) Journal
The Reading (Pa.) Eagle
Reed College of Media, West Virginia University
Religion Newswriters Association
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Richmond County (N.C.) Daily Journal
“The Rural Blog,” Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky
St. Cloud (Minn.) Times
St. Louis Public Library
The Sacramento Bee
San Diego Society of Professional Journalists
Santa Fe New Mexican
Sauk Valley Media, Sterling, Ill.
The Sentinel, Carlisle, Pa.
Shreveport (La.) Times
Society of Environmental Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists Mid-Michigan Pro Chapter, Lansing
South Carolina Press Association
South Dakota Newspaper Association
Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader
Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah
The Star Democrat, Easton, Md.
Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, Neb.
Star News, Wilmington, N.C.
Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas
The State, Charleston, S.C.
The Staten Island (N.Y.) Advance
State Journal-Record, Springfield, Ill.
Stewards of Change Institute
Sunlight Foundation
Sun-Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Sunshine in Government Initiative
Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat
Tampa Bay Times
The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune
The Telegraph, Macon, Ga.
The Tennessean, Nashville
Tidewater Review, West Point, Va.
The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, S.C.
The Times Herald, Montgomery County, Pa.
The Times Herald, Port Huron, Mich.
Times-News, Burlington, N.C.
Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.
The Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
Transactional Records Clearinghouse (TRAC)
Tribune Content Agency
The Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh
Tulsa World
Tyler (Texas) Morning Telegraph
Union of Concerned Scientists
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of State
U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
U.S. National Archives, Office of Government Information Services
U.S. National Archives
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
U.S. Public Interest Research Group
Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
The Vindicator, Liberty, Texas
Virginia Coalition for Open Government
The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg
Virginia Press Association
Washington Coalition for Open Government
Washington County News/Holmes County Times-Advertiser, Fla., Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity, Alexandria, Va.
WBUR Radio, Boston
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, Madison
Wisconsin Newspaper Association
Wisconsin Reporter
Wisconsin State Journal, Madison
WKOW-TV, Madison, Wisc.
Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette
WRAL-TV5, Raleigh, N.C.

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