TITLE

Keep some cheer for better public access

AUTHOR(S)
Indiana University
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Indianapolis Business Journal;12/26/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p13B
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses improvement in public access to government information. He argues that individuals concerned must be a little grating on the issue of public access to information, in which he mentions two questions to be considered such as the types of records to be seen and the reason why individual wants to see it. He compares the right information access to a muscle, adding that if it is not exercised, it atrophies. He suggest on giving attention to access to government records in 2012.
ACCESSION #
69987091

 

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