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AP President: Media Must Hold Candidates Accounable on Openness

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· Story link At a time of continuing government secrecy, presidential candidates should be pressed by the media on whether…

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At a time of continuing government secrecy, presidential candidates should be pressed by the media on whether their administration would enforce “the spirit as well as the letter of the law” protecting the public right to know, Associated Press President Tom Curley said in a Sunshine Week speech. “Secrecy is one of the handiest tools for government that wants to be accountable only to itself.” (3/18/08)