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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists


ISBN13: 9781138793200
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £98.99



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Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists is written to inform, instruct and inspire journalists on the investigative possibilities offered by the Freedom of Information Act.

Covering exactly what the Act is, how to make FOI requests and how to use the Act to hold officials to account, Matt Burgess utilises expert opinions, relevant examples and best practice from journalists and investigators working with the Freedom of Information Act at all levels.

The book is brimming with illuminating and relevant examples of the Freedom of Information Act being used by journalists, alongside a range of helpful features, including:

  • end-of-chapter lists of tips and learning points;
  • sections addressing the different areas of FOI requests;
  • text boxes on key thoughts and cases;
  • interviews with leading contemporary journalists and figures working with FOI requests.
Supported by the online FOI Directory (www.foidirectory.co.uk), Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists is a must read for allthose training or working as journalists on this essential tool for investigating,researching and reporting.

Subjects:
Data Protection
Contents:
1. The Act
2. FOI in the media’s view
3. Accessing other information
4. The FOI exemptions
5. How to write a successful FOI request
6. How to utilise FOI
7. Case studies
8. Know your rights
9. Appeals
10. Journalistic considerations
11. FOI Around the World
12. The rise of open data
Appendix: Request templates