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Freedom of Information: 2007 James Madison Award winners

Society of Professional Journalists Northern California announces First Amendment award winners

Brad Will and the politics of oil

Fallout from murdered journalist reveals move to privatize PEMEX

FOIA reform bill passes!

December 18, 2007
After five years of effort, a group of ten media organizations called the Sunshine in Government Initiative has succeeded in getting Congress to pass...

The crime of being homeless

San Francisco prosecutors crack down on quality-of-life crimes

A secret hold on an FOIA bill

May 30, 2007
By Tim Redmond An important bill to reform the federal Freedom of Information Act has cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee, but can't go to the...

A secret hold on FOIA bill

May 30, 2007
By Tim Redmond An important bill to reform the federal Freedom of Information Act has cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee, but can't go to the...

Don’t fight the new media

A new organization agitates for journalists' rights

Guardian, ACLU seek ICE records

FOI request goes after details of immigration raids

James Madison Freedom of Information Award Winners

The 2007 James Madison Freedom of Information Award Winners: this year's First Amendment heroes

James Madison Freedom of Information Award Winners

SF journalism association honors this year's First Amendment heroes

Sunshine battles on three fronts

It's been a terrible year for open government

The secret spies

Secret spies: The Pentagon releases documents related to the notorious TALON program -- but very little information.

The devil in the metadata

San Francisco struggles with a different kind of public record

Let us lift a Potrero Hill martini for Thomas Peele of the Contra Costa Times/Singleton papers. He criticized...

October 30, 2006
I'm drinking a Potrero Hill martini in honor of Thomas Peele, the investigative reporter on the Contra Costa Times/Dean Singleton papers. ...

Lennon’s boom

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER Which John Lennon did you know? Initially, I was too young to know him as anything more than the moptop behind...

Project Censored on the Will and Willie show at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday on 960 the Quake radio

September 12, 2006
Why didn’t the Conglomerati Media cover this major local news story? Peter Phillips, director of Project Censored, will make a rare mainstream media appearance...

CENSORED!

The 10 big stories the nation's major news media refused to cover last year

More on the Case of the Uncovered Bay Area Newspaper Monopoly

August 2, 2006
1. It was good to see today’s Chronicle run a big front page, above the fold story on a 24-year-old freelance cameraman (Josh Wolfe) upholding...

No end to Pentagon spying

EDITORIAL The Department of Defense has released the first installment of records related to Pentagon spying on antiwar groups, and while the documents are...