Brechner Freedom of Information Project

The Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Project provides research, expertise and advocacy for journalists, policymakers and the general public in acquiring government information to foster an engaged and informed citizenry.

David Cuillier Comments on Whether College Athlete Payments Are Considered Public Record

June 18, 2024

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Study: State Confidentiality Laws Threaten to Muzzle Legitimate Whistleblowers

May 23, 2024

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Democracy Fund Grant to Support Research on Increased Volume of Public Record Requests Under University of Florida Leadership

May 9, 2024

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Study: Police Departments Illegally Gag Their Own Officers from Exposing Misconduct

May 9, 2024

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To showcase the most useful research addressing the needs of journalists, lawyers and everyone in the business of managing public documents and data, the Brechner Center publishes The Journal of Civic Information, a peer-reviewed online quarterly journal of practical scholarship. Read the latest edition here, and subscribe to receive free updates here.

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Brechner Center for Freedom of Information
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
1204 Weimer Hall
P.O. Box 118400
Gainesville, FL 32611
brechnerreport@jou.ufl.edu