CPJ: Open Gov’t Meaningless without a Free Press

Last week's summit of the Open Government Partnership, or OGP, in Mexico City, obscured the broader issues in creating the free flow of information, according to this story by the Committee to Protect Journalists' Joel Simon. "Governments must acknowledge the inextricable link between transparency and a strong, independent, and vibrant media that is safe from violence and persecution," he wrote.

Source: Columbia Journalism Review

Posted on: November 3, 2015

Obama and the Challenges to Open Government

Global Integrity's Executive Director Nathaniel Heller writes about transparency in the US. “If you haven't already read the news about the Justice Department snooping on the Associated Press' newsroom... prepare to be nauseated... We've warned repeatedly about the risks of governments trying to be half-pregnant on open government. It just doesn't work."

Source: Global Integrity Blog

Posted on: May 14, 2013