The Right to Know: Public Access to Federal Information in the 1980s

TitleThe Right to Know: Public Access to Federal Information in the 1980s
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsShattuck, J.
Journal titleGovernment Information Quarterly
Year1988
Pages369 - 375
Volume5
Issue4
Abstract

Examines government information controls in the context of the constitutional and statutory tradition of open access to government information. The restrictive climate in which the Reagan administration views public access--particularly access to scientific and technical information--is discussed, and likely long-term effects of these policies are considered. (five references) (MES)

Languageeng
Notes

080 Journal Articles; 120 Opinion Papers; The Right to Know: Public Access to Federal Information in the 1980s; Using Smart Source Parsing