Enforced transparency in action: an outline of several publishing projects in the world of radical transparency including a new book by Hax, the infamous LuxiLeaks, and the Blank Spot Project.
In our first article, we explained that when governments deny their citizens transparency and start to do bad things. We need to employ new tools to safeguard our democracy.
This article, will focus on Independent Journalism and how to achieve that very independence. We will cover three examples of this, where journalists have achieved financing of their projects independent of mainstream media – usually curbed by corporate interests. An example of this is the recent scandal involving Peter Oborne, the former chief political commentator of The Telegraph – link here
THE TOOLS OF Enforced Transparency ARE
- Independent Journalism
- FOIA request (coincidentally “invented” in Sweden)
Henrik Alexandersson is one those of independent voices seeking to tell a story, enforcing transparency, by financing a book. By way of crowdsourcing – completely devoid of pressure from corporate influence.
We call him / HAX and know him…
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