Toward a model of information policy analysis: Speech as an illustrative example

Terry Maxwell


Information policy questions have traditionally been framed in the context of discrete legal, legislative, organizational, and disciplinary traditions. This paper attempts to provide a more comprehensive model for information policy analysis. Using speech policy as an illustrative example, it explores issues of stakeholder standing and obligations within the context of policy purpose and realms of influence, and relates these variables to information production, dissemination and use.

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