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If there were a Pulitzer for journalism ethics, it would go to the Washington Post for radical transparency of its rigorous reporting exposing Senate ... Efforts to discredit the Post culminated in a sting operation by right-wing activist James O'Keefe, who tried but failed to entrap the Post into reporting on a fake ...
One of the most prominent student activists to emerge from the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Parkland, Fla. high school told his Twitter followers to ... We are expressing this viewpoint directly with company leaders because we believe greater focus and transparency on these issues will ultimately ...

To cope with the pressure, Japanese managers must do what most don't want to do -- and have very rarely done before -- think like activists. ... valuations in the Japanese stock market and by the side-effects of the policies of the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost corporate transparency.
For more than a year, Ukraine's government and activists have been at odds over a March 2017 law that requires activists to disclose their assets online in the ... Kaleniuk worries that as the court deliberates, activist asset declarations will be used to discredit, intimidate, and distract them from their watchdog ...
In the wake of the 18th amendment, the Article 19-A was inserted in the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 for the promotion of transparency leading to eradication of corruption at ... For instance, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kerijwal, played his role in India as an RTI activist before his entry into the politics.
BERGENFIELD — Critical infrastructure would be destroyed and drinking water would be indefinitely contaminated if an oil train derailed while traveling through Bergen County, environmental activists said during a rally on Sunday. About two dozen activists from local environmental advocacy groups called ...

The groups will occupy the building overnight and indefinitely until the university acquiesces to its demand for a public town hall meeting with trustees and administrators, in which activists want to discuss issues of representation, transparency and institutional decision-making. The 19 students are spending ...
Armed with signs demanding, "Facebook transparency now" and Facebook-esque "dislike" signs, a handful of privacy activists spoke out about the social media ... The roughly half-dozen protesters from the activist group Raging Grannies gathered fittingly at Facebook's massive "Like" sign before Facebook ...
"I have seen the issue raised among a group of women activists," Waak said. "I am always concerned with transparency. Authenticity is very highly prized in the political sphere, and it is important for any candidate to be up front about their experiences." Regents generally have little to do with oil and gas ...
Read alsoEU's Hahn urges Rada to relieve civil activists from filing e-declarations "Ukraine's asset declaration system should hold public officials accountable and not place unnecessary burdens or pressure on civil society. This punitive law targets those very individuals who seek to increase transparency ...
With that in mind, transparency activist Phil Mocek filed a request for text messages (and other app communications) sent or received by now-former Seattle ... and documentary filmmaker Nina Seavey asked for records about how the FBI spied on antiwar and civil rights activists in the 1960s and 1970s.
A conservative organization dedicated to shareholder activism is trying out a new ploy to pre-empt shareholder proposals by liberal activists by co-opting them at the annual meetings for Duke Energy Corp. and General Electric Co. In this first attempt, the Washington-based National Center for Public Policy ...
The groups have been ordered to provide detailed information about the Palestinians for whom they request permits to enter Israel, as well as information on the sources of the groups' funding, the training of their activists and the selection criteria for the positions they fill in the territories. They are also ...
HOUSTON — Now that Richard Carranza is pretty much out as HISD's superintendent, the board of trustees has a job to do— and it's a biggie! They have to find his replacement. According to State Representative Carol Alvarado, "We're facing school closures. We're facing job losses and constant scrutiny ...
'Trust, transparency and accountability': Activists call for change to Sheriff's Office ticketing policy .... Shipman, the activist whose viral video sparked the reporting, said he wanted to see police act more respectfully toward pedestrians. “I feel like he could've had another approach that wasn't so demeaning,” ...
Brandi Fisher of Pittsburgh United speaks at a rally demanding more transparency in HQ2 bid. (Photo courtesy of Matt Richards). Activists from Chicago to Atlanta held demonstrations and town halls Wednesday to demand more transparency from their cities, as local leaders try to land Amazon HQ2.
We have been saying for the sake of transparency, we have to make it compulsory for political parties to disclose all their donations, down to the last rupee ... Activists and rights groups point out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing government has used the same foreign funding law to harass and ...

The meeting was held at the Bretheren in Christ Church, where there was drama as activists, including MRP, Women of Zimbabwe Arise protested against being ... The activists were demonstrating the need for transparency and seriousness on the whole programme for healing and reconciliation.” ...
Congressman Hank Johnson presented an American flag saluting Justin Edwards, the son of DeKalb County activist Joel Edwards. Justin Edwards was laid to rest on Saturday, Feb. 17. The 34-year-old's death has sparked an outcry from community activists who are asking leaders to make cracking down ...
Or, better still, you can turn up at an awards ceremony with an activist as your plus one - activists are the most eligible dates at the moment, they've never been so busy. ... It was founded in 2012 to stamp out corruption in American politics by overhauling lobbying, transparency and campaign finance laws.
Booth thanked Water Commissioners Wednesday for their transparency in the process of deciding which projects will receive Investment Program money. She also commended the commission's initial review of Centennial. "We thought the Centennial project didn't meet those requirements (for program ...
“I'm a believer that transparency is to include. I commissioned a course at Quantico, where every new agent and analyst of the FBI studies the history of the FBI, with special emphasis on the FBI's interaction with Dr. King, and you know that horrific history.” He further explained that at the end of the course, ...
(Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette). The Mariner East 2 pipeline was big break for data transparency, Mr. Jalbert has said. It was the first pipeline for which GIS, or location data, was publicly posted on the DEP's website. Mr. Jalbert, who played a part in pressuring the regulatory agency to release the information, ...
In a public letter to Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) shareholders on Friday, Stamford, Connecticut-based Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC called for the nation's largest senior housing provider to offer a material update on its strategic review process. “It has been more than a year since ...
Both Carr and Malcolm, as well as other activists fighting for police transparency and accountability, remain relatively unmoved about New York's ... been used by others outside to paint us as savages,” says Mark Winston Griffith, executive director of Brooklyn Movement Center, a community activist group.
For decades the Papua region in Indonesia has remained the country's least-understood, least-developed and most-impoverished area, amid a lack of transparency fueled by a strong security presence. Activists hope their new website, Mata Papua, or Eye of Papua, will fill the information void with reports, ...
Esty was contacted by residents, elected officials and environmental activists this fall who read about the project in newspapers and were shocked and distressed that they were not notified or given the chance to comment earlier. She said the current requirement to notify nearby towns in the same state isn't ...
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) Who is the officer that shot Andrew Finch following a prank swatting call in December? That's been the question from many in the community. District 1 councilman Brandon Johnson spent years as a community activist before being elected to the council. He says there needs to be ...
ACCT is the target of an online petition posted by Philadelphians for Transparency, a group of animal activists, demanding a forensic financial audit. An earlier petition from an individual called for Medley to be removed. ACCT also is being criticized by Doug Ross, a certified public accountant who heads ...
Activists are calling on the public to help bolster efforts to require more transparency from the NYPD regarding gang investigations. The coalition, which includes the Legal Aid Society, the Rockaway Youth Task Force, and the Bronx Defenders, launched the “FOIL Yourself” campaign Wednesday that urges ...
A year and a half ago, Georgia Power announced they would close ALL of their toxic coal ash ponds in Georgia. But environmentalist continue to be concerned about the lack of regulation and transparency with the process. Coal ash, also called coal combustion residuals or CCR, is the waste byproduct ...
Anytime you interact with an animal rights activist, be prepared for the ripple effect, and a lack of transparency. ... As much as you might think leaders in animal agriculture should sit down with the activists and try to find common ground through an open dialogue, that foundation of trust won't be present.
According to CNN affiliate WCIV, the Black Lives Matter Charleston activist was known for organizing civil rights rallies, and for demanding transparency and public oversight of law enforcement after North Charleston police Officer Michael Slager was caught on camera fatally shooting Walter Scott in the ...
Michael Brown's grandfather was a coal miner and union activist who was disabled in a mine accident. “I like to think I am carrying on his activism by looking after our miners and working to sustain and protect their jobs and families,” says Brown, who in 2016 was appointed president of Barrick USA after ...
Among the demands of the protesters is transparency regarding the bid for the event itself. They are also requesting that the same amount of money that was invested into bringing the Super Bowl to town also be invested back into the community to benefit the city's most marginalized residents. Activists ...
2, Michigan State students will gather at the Rock at 5 p.m. to protest the lack of transparency in MSU's administration as well as the appointment of ... will walk silently with their fists in the air to the steps of the Hannah Administration building where more activists will speak out against the administration.
#In response to the prime minister's remarks about transparency and accountability, Mr Hepburn stated that he has not experienced this "accountability and transparency" in his dealings with the present government. #The GBEA has been calling for the relocation of the affected residents in the areas that ...
I know from first hand experience the FBI is corrupt. In 2007, they threatened me, trying to get me to cancel a talk that revealed security vulnerabilities in a large corporation's product. Such abuses occur because there is no transparency and oversight. FBI agents write down our conversation in their little ...
Carin Mrotz, the executive director of Jewish Community Action in the Twin Cities, told GoMN: "The reopening at this time is a clear attempt to take advantage of Super Bowl tourists and visitors' lack of information, and it's good to see activists providing that kind of transparency to potential customers.".
Jasmine “Jasi” Robinson, 38, a legal secretary and community activist from Port Richmond, told Gotham Gazette she is mulling a run for the 23rd Senate .... "Jasmine is off to a great start in building her support among progressive activists on Staten Island, in south Brooklyn and all around New York State.
Ukraine Should Drop Bills Which Hamper Activists' Work ... Part of this package would annul a senseless legal provision adopted in March 2017 that unfairly requires anti-corruption activists to publicly declare ... The government argues that these proposals will enhance accountability and transparency.
Smallwood's request for money for repairs is one of more than 275,000 applications from Harvey survivors that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected so far. His case and others have fueled persistent concerns about the fairness and transparency of FEMA's process for determining who ...
In the wake of Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta instructing senior municipal officials to crackdown on “professional complainants” who use the Right to Information (RTI) Act to extort money, blackmail property owners and prominent people, activists have written to the chief minister seeking his ...
Over 45 Right to Information (RTI) activists came together on Wednesday to take a strong stand on the constant devaluation of the RTI act and the propensity of politicians and bureaucrats to label activists seeking legitimate information as blackmailers and extortionists, without making any push to identify or ...
Lucy Parsons Labs is a charitable Chicago-based collaboration between data scientists, transparency activists, artists, & technologists that sheds light on the intersection of digital rights and on-the-streets issues. Lucy Parsons Labs has previously collaborated with the Chicago Reader to expose how ...
JAMMU, Dec 16 : J&K State Information Commission (SIC) organised a round table with RTI activists of Jammu under the chairmanship of Chief Information ... The activists called for greater awareness among the general public for more effective use of RTI to achieve the objectives of transparency, ...
The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Transparency and the Right to Information Bill 2016 in March 2017. According to this new law, it was made mandatory upon the government to establish the Sindh Information Commission within 100 days. Months later, activists and organisations like Free and Fair ...
In addition to Anderson and Tolokonnikova, the Friday series featured LGBT activist and former prisoner Chelsea Manning; poet and performer Saul Williams; and artist/programmer ... Since her release, Manning has become an LGBT and government transparency activist, with a large following on Twitter.
Draconian bill poses serious risk to transparency ... The Bill contains secrecy clauses that could prevent whistle-blowers, journalists, researchers and activists from disclosing information about security measures and related activities at sites protected as Critical Infrastructure, with prison penalties that are ...
While police union officials point to the 18 months spent in negotiations and the concessions they've made to the city, many community activists point in the opposite direction with concerns of transparency and accountability. No one should become alarmed or worry about the tone of the discussion.


 

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