A government watchdog group announced Monday that it is suing a dozen federal agencies for improperly delaying Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for White House review.
The White House responded Monday to criticism from dozens of leading press organizations and transparency groups, saying it has improved access to public officials, whistleblower protections, and declassified documents.
Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin’s legal foundation is asking a federal judge to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency for destroying public records.
My must read of the day is “Obama locks out the press—again,” in Politico.
The Obama administration is trying to keep reams of White House emails regarding the 2010 firing of former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod secret.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is “absolutely” the most transparent presidency in history, contrary to recent complaints from press groups.
Dozens of leading U.S. press organizations are urging the Obama administration to live up to its transparency promises and reverse a trend of increased secrecy at federal agencies.
The Billings Gazette apologized on Friday for their 2008 endorsement of Barack Obama for president in an editorial titled “Gazette opinion: Obama earned the low ratings.”
Sens. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) and John Cornyn (R., Texas) introduced a bill Tuesday to reform the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
A journalist organization is protesting the Environmental Protection Agency’s use of “background” or anonymous conference calls between administration officials and reporters, arguing the agency’s insistence on not being quoted runs contrary to the mission of journalism.