Freedom of Information: The News the Media Use

Title

Freedom of Information: The News the Media Use

Files

Description

The Freedom of Information Act was signed into law during the last half of the twentieth century to ensure public access to government documents. In this book, Shannon E. Martin details the history that led to the law’s enactment and the resulting discoveries in government repositories over the past fifty years.

ISBN

9780820481814

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Peter Lang

City

New York, NY

Keywords

Government and the press, Freedom of information, Government information, United States

Disciplines

Communication | Journalism Studies | Mass Communication