Media dealing with Transparency

The people we elect aren’t the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University’s Michael Glennon (photo - NBCNews)   The voters who put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes...
WASHINGTON –The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Monday that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) must process an October 9, 2012 Cause of Action...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Coalition for Court Transparency, a group of media and legal organizations that advocate for a more open and accountable U.S. Supreme Court, called on the justices today...
Ads push cameras in Supreme Court By JOSH GERSTEIN | 2/18/14 12:01 AM EST A collection of groups pushing to open the Supreme Court to television coverage is trying something new: television...
Dear Chairman Issa and Ranking Member Cummings, As groups dedicated to greater accountability and transparency in government, we write in support of the framework H.R. 1233, the Presidential...
  "It is difficult to conceive of a more serious threat to the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States than the federal government using its awesome power to target...
The Congressional Push for Secrecy Posted on Aug 8, 2012 The U.S. Congress—one of the branches intended by America’s founders to balance the president’s power—is...
  Congress Resists Efforts to Reduce Secrecy August 6th, 2012 by Steven Aftergood Ordinarily, critics of government secrecy focus their ire — and their strategy — on executive...
  Cybersecurity Bills Threaten Public Access to Information, Accountability Organizations concerned with open government and accountability have rallied in opposition to provisions in...
  5 Things the Public Wouldn't Know Without FOIA By DANA LIEBELSON It has been 46 years since President Lyndon Johnson quietly signed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) into...