Proposed Freedom of Information Act and the Practice of Journalism

Arao, D. A. (2009, August). Proposed Freedom of Information Act and the practice of journalism. Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society, 6(2), 143-181. http://www.plarideljournal.org/article/proposed-freedom-of-information-act-and-the-practice-of-journalism/

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Danilo Araña Arao

University of the Philippines Diliman

Date Written: August 15, 2009

Abstract

The proposed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) – as may be gleaned from the contents of House Bill No. 3732; Senate Resolution No. 11; and Senate Bill Nos. 16, 109, 576, 592, 1578 and 2571 – aims to strengthen the right of the people to have access to information, a right that is explicitly guaranteed in the 1987 Constitution.

Keywords: Information, Congress, Senate, House of Representatives, Constitution

JEL Classification: Z10

Suggested Citation

Arao, Danilo, Proposed Freedom of Information Act and the Practice of Journalism (August 15, 2009). Arao, D. A. (2009, August). Proposed Freedom of Information Act and the practice of journalism. Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society, 6(2), 143-181. http://www.plarideljournal.org/article/proposed-freedom-of-information-act-and-the-practice-of-journalism/, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3708079

Danilo Arao (Contact Author)

University of the Philippines Diliman ( email )

Department of Journalism
College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila 1101
Philippines

HOME PAGE: http://pages.upd.edu.ph/dannyarao

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