Freedom of Information

Freedom of information: Q&A with Professor Michael Schudson

Professor Michael Schudson is a Professor at the Columbia Journalism School, and has authored seven books concerning the history and sociology of the American news media, advertising, popular culture, Watergate and cultural memory. Following a recent public lecture at LSE titled ‘Expectations of openness in an age of secrecy’, Catherine Speller of the Media Policy Project interviews Professor Schudson […]

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    Working Effectively: Lessons from 10 years of the Freedom of Information Act

Working Effectively: Lessons from 10 years of the Freedom of Information Act

In July 2015 the government announced that it was setting up a review of the UK’s Freedom of Information Act. Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner since 2009, speaking at an event organised by the LSE Media Policy Project, talks about his experience as Commissioner over the past six years, and why he believes the FOIA is effective and what should be done to […]