Getting all the news: a struggle for the ethnic and local press

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By Vanessa Valentin Jeff Kelly Lowenstein was looking at fatal police shootings in Chicago, and so he began with a Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA) to the Chicago Police Department. It quickly became a lesson for Lowenstein, a reporter for Hoy, a daily Spanish-language newspaper, in the difficulty reporters face in getting needed information. […]