We knew that – but now it is official – no Obama tranparency

Russ Steele

According to the Columbia Journalism Review, the EPA to NASA, the FDA to OSHA, President Obama has failed to make science accessible.

 A survey of science, health, and environmental journalists, conducted by CJR and ProPublica, suggests that while his record so far is more mixed than the anecdotal evidence from journalists indicates, President Obama has clearly not lived up to his promise on transparency and access. As has been the case on many fronts with Obama, the expectations among journalists that things were going to improve were so high, a failure to live up those expectations was almost inevitable.

 Read the details at: Columbia Journalism Review — Transparency Watch: A Closed Door From the EPA to NASA, the FDA to OSHA, President Obama has failed to make science accessible.

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About Russ Steele
Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

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