New on LLRX – Opening Government: On the Limits of FOIA and the Metaphor of Transparency

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 29, 2012

Via LLRX.comOpening Government: On the Limits of FOIA and the Metaphor of Transparency – Professor Annmarie Bridy discusses the use of “transparency” as a metaphor for openness in government, the use of FOIA as a mechanism for ensuring such openness, and the ways in which proponents of greater public involvement in policy-making may disserve the cause by focusing too single-mindedly on access to information and the right to know, both of which are operationalized through FOIA.

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