A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

May 21st, 2003 • Quill Archives
Mexico prepares for open government laws

Journalists who long have depended on inside sources to secretly obtain federal documents for them in Mexico soon will have a formal process to pursue those records. Mexico’s first national freedom of information law is slated for use June 12, and journalists throughout the country say they plan to test the federal government’s will to open its files to the public.