Access to Information Act(s)

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Alasdair S. Roberts
Website
Provides resources relating to Professor Alasdair Roberts' current research on freedom of information law.
Getting the Goods: Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It
Oustonm, Rick
Book
1990
A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
The Socialist Register 1981: Volume 18: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981

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Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...

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SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

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Content Magazine - Number 108
September/ October 1980
Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.
Freedom of Information Legislation
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Rules that guarantee access to data held by the state.
How to unearth public records: a global guide
Chavkin, Sasha
2013
Among the most basic building blocks of powerful investigative reporting are public records – government documents that provide bulletproof evidence of anything from a change in water quality to the o...
More than 40 journalism groups urge president to stop excessive controls on public information
2014
46 journalism groups (as of July 8) supported a letter that was signed by 38 groups urging U.S. President Obama to stop excessive controls on public information.
Senators introduce bipartisan FOIA amendment
Keeton-Olsen, Danielle
2014
Two senators crossed party lines in support of legislation that would strengthen the current Freedom of Information Act and diminish agencies’ excuses for withholding documents.

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1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.

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