The Washington Post’s great investigative series on the top-secret network of govt. and contractors has enraged rightwingers but deserves journalism’s highest prize.
|By: Tony Collings Tuesday July 20, 2010 8:50 am|
|By: qweryous Monday June 14, 2010 12:13 am|
Accusation has been made that most data is now submitted to BP where it is now maintained behind a BP operated firewall. Previously submitted data may now also behind a BP operated firewall. Information flow to responders and the public may be impeded or prevented.
|By: ubetchaiam Friday May 21, 2010 8:46 pm|
An op-ed by William Greider posted by Michael Moore
|By: bigdgib Wednesday May 19, 2010 3:41 pm|
A cowardly attempt by “The Powers That Be” to destroy a thorn in their side.
|By: Jonathan Eyler-Werve Friday February 27, 2009 3:23 pm|
Two developments illustrate the Pentagon’s ongoing efforts to control the media conversation on war and war spending.
First, the leak of the NATO “master narrative” on the war in Afghanistan details exactly how and where military commanders are instructed to shade the truth.
On the other side of the ledger, the Obama administration is requiring that Pentagon officials sign non-disclosure agreements before discussing the upcoming Pentagon budget, an expansion of Bush era secrecy rules. Wait, what?
|By: Jonathan Eyler-Werve Saturday February 21, 2009 5:26 pm|
When the Middle East / North Africa region is compared to the rest of the world, the most significant anti-corruption performance lag is not election integrity but poor access to government information.
|By: JP Sottile Thursday January 22, 2009 9:48 am|
In reversing a post 9/11 decision to clamp down on the Freedom of Information Act, Obama is asking us all to uncover the truth.
|By: nonplussed Friday October 31, 2008 2:31 pm|
DC District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth has issued a decision which has for all practical purposes, voided Executive Order 12958, which forbade the classification of information for the purpose of hiding criminal wrongdoing.
|By: alank Saturday October 25, 2008 9:24 pm|
Transparency that’s opaque.