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Sheffield Council's 'pointless' tree-felling panel cost taxpayers over £830,000 - The Star

A panel set up by Sheffield Council to assess its most controversial tree-felling plans has cost taxpayers over £830,000 – despite the authority overruling its advice on hundreds of occasions. 252 more words


DEAL AXES TRUTH: Scottish Ministers avoid probe of undermining Freedom of Information requests as political deal sidelines report revealing secret two-tier FOI regime

Holyrood deal blocks probe of Ministers FOI misuse. THE Scottish Government has avoided an independent investigation into a deliberate policy by Ministers to mishandle and undermine Freedom of Information requests. 1,099 more words


Teaching data journalism — fast and slow

I’ve now been teaching data journalism for over a decade — from one-off guest classes at universities with no internal data journalism expertise, to entire courses dedicated to the field. 1,738 more words

Online Journalism

US CIO says White House OMB will continue to explore selling public data

When I asked whether when or if it is acceptable for the United States government to charge companies, journalists and the public for government data, citing the example of… 420 more words

Open Government

Councillor Media Communications

I have submitted the following Notice of Motion to the next Ordinary Council Meeting to be held 26 June 2018 regarding Councillors being able to communicate through the media.  736 more words