The Resource Freedom of Information : A Practical Guide for UK Journalists

Freedom of Information : A Practical Guide for UK Journalists

Label
Freedom of Information : A Practical Guide for UK Journalists
Title
Freedom of Information
Title remainder
A Practical Guide for UK Journalists
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Burgess, Matthew
Dewey number
342.410853
LC call number
KD3756 -- .B87 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Journalists - Great Britain - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Label
Freedom of Information : A Practical Guide for UK Journalists
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3569627
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of abbreviations -- 1 The Act -- What is the FOI Act? -- How the Act came to be -- The ICO -- Who do requests apply to? -- What is information? -- What is an FOI request? -- 2 FOI in the media's view -- Positive press -- Negative noise -- Prominent media use -- Effect of the Act -- Political discrepancies -- Are they scared of the Act? -- Ministerial veto -- Public bodies' disdain towards the Act -- Stemming the flow -- Royals locked in the palace -- Thirty-year rule -- Plans afoot -- Use it or lose it -- 3 Accessing other information -- Environmental Information Regulations -- Data Protection Act -- Subject Access Requests -- INSPIRE -- Reuse of public sector information -- Access and reporting from meetings -- Contracts Finder -- Health records -- Court records -- Common law rights of access -- Audit documents -- 4 FOI exemptions -- Qualified and absolute exemptions -- What comes with a refusal? -- Section 12: cost compliance exceeds appropriate limit -- Section 14: vexatious or repeated requests -- Section 21: information accessible by other means -- Section 22: future publication -- Section 23: security matters -- Section 24: national security -- Section 25: certificates under Sections 23 and 24 -- Section 26: defence -- Section 27: international relations -- Section 28: relations within the UK -- Section 29: the economy -- Section 30: investigations and proceedings -- Section 31: law enforcement -- Section 32: court records -- Section 33: audit functions -- Section 34: parliamentary privilege -- Section 35: formulation of government policy -- Section 36: prejudice to the effective conduct of public affairs -- Section 37: communications with Her Majesty, etc. and honours -- Section 38: health and safety -- Section 39: environmental information
  • Section 40: personal information -- Section 41: information provided in confidence -- Section 42: legal professional privilege -- Section 43: commercial interests -- Section 44: prohibitions on disclosure -- 5 How to write a successful FOI request -- What is needed and how to make the request -- Research the request -- The press office -- FOI officers -- Wording -- Being specific -- Information chaos -- Beat the bureaucrat -- Check your variables -- Caveats -- Format to be received in -- Show what you know -- 6 How to utilise FOI -- Why is FOI important for the media? -- FOI gives a cleaner journalism -- Common requests -- Ideas for requests -- Leaks for requests -- Types of requests -- Round robin -- Fishing expeditions -- Schedules -- Correspondence -- Data requests -- Meetings and their minutes -- Contracts -- Meta requests -- Refused requests -- 7 Case studies -- MPs' expenses scandal -- Black Spider Memos -- Private emails -- Iraq war -- 8 Know your rights -- Timeliness -- Applicant and motive blind -- Redacting -- Public Interest Test -- Keyword requests -- Advice and assistance -- Privatisation and outsourcing -- 9 Appeals -- Internal review -- Late reply complaint -- Information notice -- Enforcement notices -- Decision Notices -- Tribunals -- Destruction of information -- When to complain -- Resources for complaints -- 10 Journalistic considerations -- Monitoring requests -- Collating -- Reading -- Reusing FOI responses -- Defamation from FOI -- Waiting for all responses -- Adding context -- Human angle -- The response is wrong -- 11 FOI around the world -- Scotland -- USA -- Australia -- Ireland -- 12 The rise of open data -- What can open data do? -- Finding the benefits -- Problems with open data -- Relationship with FOI -- Cost of transparency -- Appendix: request templates -- Freedom of Information Act request
  • Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) request -- Internal review -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (250 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315761442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3569627
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3569627
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11067599
  • (CaONFJC)MIL801796
  • (OCoLC)929510257
Label
Freedom of Information : A Practical Guide for UK Journalists
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3569627
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of abbreviations -- 1 The Act -- What is the FOI Act? -- How the Act came to be -- The ICO -- Who do requests apply to? -- What is information? -- What is an FOI request? -- 2 FOI in the media's view -- Positive press -- Negative noise -- Prominent media use -- Effect of the Act -- Political discrepancies -- Are they scared of the Act? -- Ministerial veto -- Public bodies' disdain towards the Act -- Stemming the flow -- Royals locked in the palace -- Thirty-year rule -- Plans afoot -- Use it or lose it -- 3 Accessing other information -- Environmental Information Regulations -- Data Protection Act -- Subject Access Requests -- INSPIRE -- Reuse of public sector information -- Access and reporting from meetings -- Contracts Finder -- Health records -- Court records -- Common law rights of access -- Audit documents -- 4 FOI exemptions -- Qualified and absolute exemptions -- What comes with a refusal? -- Section 12: cost compliance exceeds appropriate limit -- Section 14: vexatious or repeated requests -- Section 21: information accessible by other means -- Section 22: future publication -- Section 23: security matters -- Section 24: national security -- Section 25: certificates under Sections 23 and 24 -- Section 26: defence -- Section 27: international relations -- Section 28: relations within the UK -- Section 29: the economy -- Section 30: investigations and proceedings -- Section 31: law enforcement -- Section 32: court records -- Section 33: audit functions -- Section 34: parliamentary privilege -- Section 35: formulation of government policy -- Section 36: prejudice to the effective conduct of public affairs -- Section 37: communications with Her Majesty, etc. and honours -- Section 38: health and safety -- Section 39: environmental information
  • Section 40: personal information -- Section 41: information provided in confidence -- Section 42: legal professional privilege -- Section 43: commercial interests -- Section 44: prohibitions on disclosure -- 5 How to write a successful FOI request -- What is needed and how to make the request -- Research the request -- The press office -- FOI officers -- Wording -- Being specific -- Information chaos -- Beat the bureaucrat -- Check your variables -- Caveats -- Format to be received in -- Show what you know -- 6 How to utilise FOI -- Why is FOI important for the media? -- FOI gives a cleaner journalism -- Common requests -- Ideas for requests -- Leaks for requests -- Types of requests -- Round robin -- Fishing expeditions -- Schedules -- Correspondence -- Data requests -- Meetings and their minutes -- Contracts -- Meta requests -- Refused requests -- 7 Case studies -- MPs' expenses scandal -- Black Spider Memos -- Private emails -- Iraq war -- 8 Know your rights -- Timeliness -- Applicant and motive blind -- Redacting -- Public Interest Test -- Keyword requests -- Advice and assistance -- Privatisation and outsourcing -- 9 Appeals -- Internal review -- Late reply complaint -- Information notice -- Enforcement notices -- Decision Notices -- Tribunals -- Destruction of information -- When to complain -- Resources for complaints -- 10 Journalistic considerations -- Monitoring requests -- Collating -- Reading -- Reusing FOI responses -- Defamation from FOI -- Waiting for all responses -- Adding context -- Human angle -- The response is wrong -- 11 FOI around the world -- Scotland -- USA -- Australia -- Ireland -- 12 The rise of open data -- What can open data do? -- Finding the benefits -- Problems with open data -- Relationship with FOI -- Cost of transparency -- Appendix: request templates -- Freedom of Information Act request
  • Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) request -- Internal review -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (250 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315761442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3569627
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3569627
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11067599
  • (CaONFJC)MIL801796
  • (OCoLC)929510257

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