Reading Time: 7 minutes Threats to accessing government information, intrusive surveillance of citizens, and a weakened news industry create a somber event.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Trump administration has made it easier for oligarchs across the world to influence US politics. The Koch brothers are celebrating; transparency advocates are horrified.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Barack Obama began his presidency with a promise of unprecedented openness in government. But heading into his final year in office, journalists see an administration that is more interested in message-control than transparency.