Obama More Committed to Government Transparency Than News Media?
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All right, now they're just showing off: In yet another bid to inject transparency into government after Bush's eight-year quest to eradicate ... truth, the Obama White House devoted space on its Web site for pool reports -- accounts of the president’s daily activities written by White House correspondents (via " Political Animal").
News organizations balked at the prospect of handing over reporters’ work to the government. Why? The Washington Post explains: