The Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Project, part of the Brechner Center for the Advancement of the First Amendment, is an incubator for ideas and initiatives that give the public timely and affordable access to the information necessary for informed, participatory citizenship. The Freedom of Information Project educates journalists, policymakers and the general public about the law of access today and how it should work tomorrow. The Project is a source of research, expertise and advocacy about the law of gathering and disseminating news across all platforms and technologies.
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To showcase the most useful research addressing the needs of journalists, lawyers and everyone in the business of managing public documents and data, the Brechner Center publishes The Journal of Civic Information, a peer-reviewed online quarterly journal of practical scholarship. Read the latest edition here, and subscribe to receive free updates here.
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