Better science, please
Just when you thought that the industry that made money on bisphenol A could not have been any cozier with the federal agency regulating the chemical comes another revelation. Cozy? How about joined at the hip?
Newsroom cuts a boon for PR but a turnoff for readers, report finds
Widespread cost cutting in newsrooms has led to less investigative journalism, more weather and traffic reports and greater opportunities for lobbyists to get their message into the media, a US report has found. ...
The rich have more political clout in states, but stricter lobbying rules can narrow gap
State legislators are more attentive to wealthy citizens' political opinions compared to poor citizens' opinions when making policy decisions, but stricter regulations on professional lobbyists can promote more equal political ...
Senate chairman calls for 'Do Not Track' bill
A top Senate Democrat says the advertising industry is ignoring consumers' requests not to be tracked online and that it's probably time for federal regulation.
Nonprofit aims to broaden reach of campaign data
(AP) -- A nonprofit group that specializes in databases tracking the influence of money in politics is making its information available to others.