In the News

Lawmakers talk legislation in response to FOIA changes

[The Hill, July 7, 2019]

Trump speaks at Salute to America for Fourth of July

[PBS NewsHour, July 2, 2019]

Shanahan’s gag rule memo nets bipartisan backlash

[Defense News, May 22, 2019]

Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys their Services

[CounterPunch,  May 22, 2019]

DC police disproportionately target black people for minor violations: study

[WTOP, May 15, 2019] 

ACLU: being poor and black in DC raises your chance of getting arrested

[WUSA9, May 14, 2019]

ACLU Study Finds D.C.’s Black Residents Arrested At Higher Rate For Largely Minor Offenses

[WAMU 88.5, May 14, 2019, also appeared in the DCist]

Studies show disproportionate number of black people arrested in D.C.

[Washington Post, May 14, 2019, also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle]

Forever war now: On the future and present of American automated warfare

[This Is Hell!, May 11, 2019]

How Tech Firms Are Helping Government Violate Our Privacy

[Rising Up with Sonali, May 10, 2019, also appeared on KPFK, KPFA and Free Speech TV]

Tomgram: Allegra Harpootlian and Emily Manna, The AI Wars

[Tom Dispatch, April 28, 2019, also appeared in The Nation, Truthout, Real Clear Investigations and others]

Government Inc.: Amazon, Government Security & Secrecy

[Fox 23 News, March 22, 2019, also appeared on nine other stations, including WFXT/Boston, WFTV/WRDQ/Orlando, WHIO/Dayton]

Watchdog group: DoD’s JEDI is mired in murk

[C4ISR Net, March 22, 2019; also appeared in Federal Times]

Bezos and DoD Dream of AI, but Invoke Terminator Nightmare

[The American Conservative, March 18, 2019]

Trump ends some types of civilian casualty reporting

[Air Force Times, March 10, 2019; also appeared in Army Times]

Government Tracking and Legal Concerns

[C-SPAN, March 8, 2019]

North Dakota Seeks to Restrict Access to Public Records After Standing Rock Reporting Exposed Law Enforcement Abuses

[The Intercept, February 11, 2019]

Interior Department’s FOIA efficiency proposal panned as less transparent

[CNN Politics, January 29, 2019]

With Commenting Systems Semi-Frozen, Openness Advocates Worry About Participation

[Communications Daily, January 23, 2019]

Forum Advocates for Government Transparency Through Public Participation

[Dos Mundos, December 6, 2018]

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays
[KPFA 94.1 FM, interview (16:00 – 16:40), November 26, 2018]

The Laura Coates Show
[Sirius XM, November 12, 2018]

James Comey discussed sensitive FBI business on his private email
[New York Post cover story, November 9, 2018]

Impact of Wars on Veterans

[WKTV, November 8, 2018]

First News with Keeler in the Morning
[WIBX 950 AM, OTG (Emily Manna) interview, November 8, 2018]

Cuomo calls out DHS Secy Kirstjen Nielsen

[CNN, September 26, 2018]

We Now Have Even More Proof That Family Separation Was the Policy

[Esquire, Jack Holmes, September 25, 2018]

Memo Shows Separating Families Was US Government Policy

[VOA, September 25, 2018]

New memo shows DHS family separation policy

[MSNBC, September 25, 2018]

The Secretary Of Homeland Security Said There Was “No Policy Of Separating Families.” A Memo Proves There Was.

[BuzzFeed News, September 25, 2018]

Senators ‘kept in the dark’ as CIA director vote draws near
[Public Radio International, Tania Karas, May 15, 2018]

Robert Mueller’s investigation may be scattered, but he knows what he’s doing
[Salon, Matthew Rozsa, April 12, 2018]

Gina Haspel ‘Should Be In Jail,’ Not Head CIA: Civil Rights Groups
[International Business Times, Pritha Paul, March 15, 2018]

‘She Should Be in Jail’—Rights Groups Rally to Stop Torture Overseer Turned Trump CIA Pick Gina Haspel
[The Daily Beast, Spencer Ackerman, March 15, 2018]

Sunshine Week brings Trump’s information darkness to light
[The Washington Post, Joe Davidson, March 13, 2018]

Morning Bits: A bad day for conspiracy theorists
[The Washington Post, Right Turn, Jennifer Rubin, Jan. 26, 2018]

The White House Bragged That Jared Kushner Helped Puerto Rico. Actually…
[Mother Jones, AJ Vicens, January 24, 2018]

Did Jared Kushner Help Puerto Rico? White House Claims About His Hurricane Maria Efforts Are Unclear: Report
[Newsweek, Jessica Kwong, January 24, 2018]

DHS Watchdog Rejected FOIA For Travel Ban Report
[Politico, Ted Hesson, January 18, 2018]

The Bill Press Show
[January 12, 2018]

Thom Hartmann Syndicated radio program
[January 11, 2018]