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Journalists celebrate Freedom of Information: UK

Cameramen at the Hutton Inquiry by Ben Sutherland

26th September 2016 by Myfanwy

All this week, we’ll be celebrating International Right to Know Day and the 250th anniversary of Freedom of Information with some insights from journalists who have used FOI in their work. Here in the UK, two names are particularly linked to FOI: Professor Heather Brooke, the investigative journalist who is responsible for the publication of…

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International Open Data Conference (IODC) 2016

Oct
6

Rebecca and Jen will be speaking in the Data + Parliaments session on 6th October. If you fancy meeting up to chat, then please get…