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Transparency in politics and the media : accountability and open government

Author: Nigel Bowles; James Hamilton; David A L Levy
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, New York : Palgrave Macmillan 2014.
Series: RISJ challenges.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume analyses the challenges and opportunities presented to journalists as they attempt to hold governments accountable in an era of professed transparency.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Transparency in politics and the media.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Bowles; James Hamilton; David A L Levy
ISBN: 0857723154 9780857723154
OCLC Number: 864851324
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 238 pages .).
Contents: Origins of the Freedom of Information Act in the United States / Michael Schudson --
Impact of transparency on accountability / Peter Riddell --
The impact of the Freedom of Information Act in the UK / Benjamin Worthy and Robert Hazell --
Valuing transparency in government and media / Patrick Birkinshaw --
Transparencies / John Lloyd --
Transparency and public policy: where open government fails accountability / Sarah Cohen --
Truth vigilantes: on journalism and transparency / Philip Bennett --
Data and transparency: perils and progress / Jennifer LaFleur --
The transparency opportunity: holding power to account --
or making power accountable? / Paul Bradshaw --
Data, data everywhere: open data versus big data in the quest of transparency / Helen Margetts --
Corporations and transparency: improving consumer markets and increasing public accountability / Joel Gurin and Beth Simone Noveck --
The rise of NGOs and nonprofit media / Charles Lewis --
Keeping American accountability journalism alive / Leonard Downie Jr.
Series Title: RISJ challenges.
Responsibility: edited by Nigel Bowles, James T. Hamilton and David A.L. Levy.

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