Transparency: What's the point?

A new report by the Campaign for Freedom of Information (CFOI) highlights the contribution that the Fredom of Information Act has made to good journalism. It says that 2006 and 2007 together saw over 1,000 FOI-generated articles published by the media, noting in particular the wide range of information released.

The CFOI press release about the report is here:

http://www.cfoi.org.uk/foi300908pr.html

The full 250 page report, which summarises all the 06-07 stories, is available at:

www.cfoi.org.uk/pdf/FOIStories2006-07.pdf

And you can read a news write-up about the report’s publication in the Press Gazette.

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