By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota
As anyone who’s tuned in for our Watchdog series on Sunshine Week can verify, government officials — as a general rule — tend to hoard information. You don’t need unidentified sources to confirm it goes with the territory.
Reporters can get pretty worked up about their right — and your right — [...]
By Dustin Hurst Hurst | Watchdog.org
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Since 2008, President Barack Obama’s foes have criticized him as a narcissistic attention-seeker always on the lookout for his next media cameo.
Now, an unlikely source seems to have joined that chorus: National Public Radio.
A few days ago, NPR unloaded on the president and First Lady Michelle Obama for invading America’s [...]
MADISON – Within a few hours after the first shots rang out at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., ABC News revved up its marketing machine.Read More →
There were a lot of reporters in Michigan for the right to work protests, but not all of them got the story right.Read More →
VA: Week in review — Candidates, voting controversies and tax preferences won’t leave the state alone
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — With less than three weeks to go until Election Day on Nov. 6, the intensity of the federal election frenzy is tightening its grip on Virginia.
In a supposed “voter protection effort,” a labor union sought out the names of Virginia citizens who had requested voter lists from Fairfax County [...]