2016 Studs Terkel Award winner: Sarah Karp

This year, we honor investigative reporter Sarah Karp for her 15 years of excellence in journalism at the 2016 Studs Terkel Awards. She is one of five people we're honoring on April 7. See samples of work and more.

How to improve on Sunshine Week and FOIA battles

Not-so-slowly the government is systematically winnowing down access to documents about the work it does in the name of we, the people. Year over year, it’s getting worse. And why, I wonder, is this story disregarded as not important enough to tell more often to our audiences?