Homefront Confidential: How the War on Terrorism Affects Access to Information and the Public's Right to Know


Subject:
News , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , National Security , Librarianship , Freedom of the Press , Press Privilege , Freedom of the Press , Privacy Rights & Patriot Act

Description:
This white paper (published in its sixth edition in 2005) "assesses how government actions have affected the media's ability to provide information to the public" since September 11, 2001. Discusses the USA Patriot Act, the reporter's privilege, the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, access to government documents, and state-specific legislation. From the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

Publisher:
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.rcfp.org/homefrontconfidential/


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