This story originally appeared in the Conversation. The man best known for founding the digital classified listing service Craigslist recently gave a New York City journalism school $20 million. His gift was big enough to prompt rebranding at what will now be called the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of …
Over the past 14 months, the Trump administration has reversed dozens of U.S. environmental policies, overturning at least 33 environmental rules. Another two dozen additional rollbacks are in progress, including the announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.
Executive Editor Charles Lewis debated Stanford Professor Bruce Cain on March 15 at the University of Missouri about whether there is too much transparency — or not enough — in the federal government.The event was digitally recorded and sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs. …
The number of people apprehended or denied entry into the U.S. at the Southern border was down 16 percent in January from 2017.
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s aides complained that Hughes, director of the Office of Open Government, was “cracking down” on agencies that defied transparency rules, according to emails provided to The Washington Post.
“Nightmare Bacteria: Life Without Antibiotics” is a new interactive multimedia project of the Investigative Reporting Workshop. The goal of the project is to engage and inform a wider audience about the overuse of antibiotics and its consequences.
Transcripts from broadcast reports compiled by the Internet Archive show that cable news outlets reported on arming teachers after nearly every major school shooting since data has been available.
Since its creation in 2011, the Office of Open Government has been tasked with keeping more than 90 District agencies in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. But the board that oversees the office will not reappoint its inaugural director, Traci L. Hughes, making transparency advocates worried about the office’s future.
An interactive timeline examines President Trump’s use of executive orders to restrict access to the U.S.
Nearly a year since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the number of lawsuits filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has hit an all time high — up 26 percent from fiscal year 2016.