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Some Push Back Along the Government’s Secrecy Path

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Government secrecy continues to increase and the Washington press corps is at least partly to blame for perpetuating the culture of anonymity, Cox Newspapers Washington Bureau Chief Andy Alexander told a freedom of information conference of New England Editors. Alexander called the fight for government openness an “epic struggle” and said that there have been some gains because news organizations are now beginning to push back. “We are not winning, but we are starting on the road to not losing.” (10/17/05)