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Knight Grantee Points to One Future of Public Information Sharing

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 25 2009

Yesterday's first public meeting of the Food and Drug Administration's new Transparency Task Force was dedicated to brainstorming ways to make the FDA more accessible, knowable, and accountable, and thus the question ... Read More

Help Wanted: Rethinking Gov't 2.0's Legal Framework

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 18 2009

Over on the White House blog, U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra and Michael Fitzpatrick from the OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Policy (a.k.a. OIRA) plant a bit of a flag in the ground with a post calling out the ... Read More

When TED Went to State

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 5 2009

Video of this week's TED@State talks has yet to pop up, but editor Emily McManus has helpfully blogged what the State Department was calling the first ever U.S. government-sponsored TED talks. Read More

Transportation Safety Board Begins Posting All Accident Reports

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 2 2009

One more quick one from what might be worth calling the "open agency movement": open-access advocate Gavin Baker points out that the National Transportation Safety Board has, as of this week, begun pro-actively ... Read More

The Importance of Virtual Community Amongst Government Geeks

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 30 2009

I briefly noted in our cache clearing yesterday that GovLoop -- the social network for government employees and those that love them -- reached the 10,000 member mark in just under a year. Read More