News Highlights – March 16 -17, 2011


Has Obama Lived Up To His Pledge On Transparency?
[National Public Radio, March 17, 2011]


U.S. seeks to seal info in NSA leak case
[Politico: Under the Radar, March 17, 2011]


Does the NPR Defund Vote Violate 72 Hour Pledge?
[Sunlight Foundation Blog, March 17, 2011]


Total Intelligence Budget for 2007-2009 Disclosed
[Secrecy News, March 16, 2011]


Government is clearly still not transparent enough
[First Amendment Center, March 17, 2011; see also American Library Association presents 2011 James Madison Award to Patrice McDermott]


Obama ducks transparency award, but reason isn’t clear
[McClatchy, March 16, 2011]


Senate Judiciary Committee discusses FOIA improvements
[Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, March 15, 2011]

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