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Obama Open Government

Obama Made 'Baby Steps' Toward Government Openness

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration made "baby steps" over the past two years toward government transparency and accountability, according to a study released Tu...

Has Obama Kept His Promises?

ProPublica | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

By Jennifer LaFleur ProPublica, Feb. 11, 2013, 7 a.m. After eight years of tightened access to government records under the Bush administration, ope...

Government-By-Anonymous-Officials

Karl Grossman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Karl Grossman

The U.S. press has become increasingly accepting of officials speaking anonymously. Not identified by name, they can exaggerate and make claims they'd be reticent to make if they were personally identified.

The Two Tribes of Open Government?

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

The federal government still has a long way to go. In the mean time, can't the two camps in the open government world peacefully coexist? There's just too much work to be done for us to get bogged down in denigrating each others' agendas.