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Carroll said President Barack Obama made clear on his first day in office in 2009 that his emphasis would be on transparency, and he vowed that all questions about the workings of government should be expected to yield answers. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

AP Chief Urges Obama Against Using ‘National Security’ To Conceal Transparency

The Associated Press’ executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are “in effect an attack on a nation’s people.”


Neil Barofsky will recount his clashes with the Treasury Department in his new memoir. (credit: Getty Images)

Barofsky, Watchdog Who Helped Oversee $700 Billion Bailout, Lands Book Deal

The man who helped oversee the $700 billion bailout of the financial industry has a book deal.