Why aren't more news outlets covering Sen. Rockefeller's shameful attempt to kill FOIA reform?

An uncontroverisal, mild Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reform bill may die on Monday, despite passing 410-0 in the House earlier this year, and with a similar bipartisan vote …

Transparency bill on the verge of passing is being blocked by Sen. Rockefeller

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. FOIA Reform The FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 …

This Week in Transparency: Court gives NYPD Glomar powers and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. "Information is the currency of power." — Barton …

Why the court decision to release the Guantanamo force-feeding videos is so important

Okay, this is huge: a federal judge has ordered the government to release videos of Guantanamo force-feedings. Expect the footage to be sickening to watch.Why is this so …

FOIA Rundown: Ferguson's ongoing stonewall, majority favors release of CIA torture report, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Ferguson's ongoing stonewall The AP's Jack Gillum reports …

Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg on the similarities between Vietnam and the war against ISIS

The following article by Barbara Koeppel was originally published at Consortiumnews.com. At a recent talk at the National Press Club in Washington DC, Daniel Ellsberg, who released the Pentagon …

This Week in Transparency: Holder's legacy, Stingrays, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Holder resigns: You probably heard the news that …

This Week in Transparency: Holder's legacy, Stingrays, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Holder resigns: You probably heard the news that …

This Week in Transparency: AP counts the ways Obama admin blocks info

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. The most transparent administration in history, an ongoing …

This Week in Transparency: Shenanigans at the CIA, open-source FOIA reform, and more

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Footnote of the Year from the Supreme Court …