US EPA science advisors question 'secret science' rule on data transparency

US EPA science advisors question ‘secret science’ rule on data transparency

US EPA science advisors question ‘secret science’ rule on data transparency, Published online: 01 June 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05319-2

Independent board will review agency decisions to repeal or change climate regulations and rules on the use of non-public data.
Source: Nature

Fatal Shooting by Border Agent Raises Calls for Transparency

  1. Fatal Shooting by Border Agent Raises Calls for Transparency  Wall Street Journal
  2. Border Patrol slightly changes account of undocumented woman’s fatal shooting  CNN
  3. Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20  HuffPost
  4. Some border agents say they do welcome National Guard help: ‘It’s a good stop-gap measure’  Fox News
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Facebook, Aiming for Transparency, Details Removal of Posts and Fake Accounts

  1. Facebook, Aiming for Transparency, Details Removal of Posts and Fake Accounts  New York Times
  2. Facebook has disabled almost 1.3 billion fake accounts over the past six months  Recode
  3. Facebook says posts with graphic violence rose in early 2018  Reuters
  4. How Much Sex, Violence and Hate Speech Is on Facebook?  WIRED
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North Korea's Kim promises transparency in nuclear site shutdown as Trump presses for full denuclearization

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to close the country’s nuclear test site in May in full view of the outside world, Seoul officials said on Sunday, as U.S. President Trump pressed for total denuclearization ahead of his own unprecedented meeting with Kim.


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Facebook slammed by UK lawmakers as CTO promises transparency overhaul

  1. Facebook slammed by UK lawmakers as CTO promises transparency overhaul  Reuters
  2. Facebook’s Zuckerberg faces formal summons from MPs  BBC News
  3. Facebook didn’t read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica  Washington Post
  4. Opinion: These Facebook earnings are teaching investors a deeper lesson  MarketWatch
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In the name of scientific 'transparency,' Pruitt's EPA hobbles its own ability to regulate polluters

  1. In the name of scientific ‘transparency,’ Pruitt’s EPA hobbles its own ability to regulate polluters  Los Angeles Times
  2. Pruitt scales back EPA’s use of science  Politico
  3. EPA Wants New Rules to Rely Solely on Public Data  Wall Street Journal
  4. April 23, 2018 The Honorable E. Scott Pruitt Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency 1200 … – Amazon S3  Amazon S3
  5. The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt’s decision on burning wood is so high stakes  Washington Post
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Scott Pruitt Proposes 'Transparency' Rule To Limit The EPA's Use Of Public Health Studies

  1. Scott Pruitt Proposes ‘Transparency’ Rule To Limit The EPA’s Use Of Public Health Studies  HuffPost
  2. EPA to Unveil a New Rule. Its Effect: Less Science in Policymaking.  New York Times
  3. EPA Chief Scott Pruitt: Delete Decades Of Science In The Name Of ‘Transparency’  Forbes
  4. Scott Pruitt’s ‘transparent’ attack on science at the EPA  Baltimore Sun
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Facebook responds to censorship critics with transparency pledge

  1. Facebook responds to censorship critics with transparency pledge  NBCNews.com
  2. Facebook is trying to explain how it defines nudity, violence and hate speech  Recode
  3. Hard Questions: How Effective Is Technology in Keeping Terrorists off Facebook? | Facebook Newsroom  Facebook Newsroom
  4. Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages  Washington Post
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New infection prevention tool improve transparency and standardization of practice

Researchers developed a new color-coded visual tool called Infection Risk Scan, or IRIS, which is set to make it easier for healthcare workers to measure in which areas a hospital complies with guidelines and where it needs to implement measures to improve infection control and the use antimicrobial therapies, according to new research.
Source: Science Daily

Protesters demand more transparency, privacy at Facebook HQ

  1. Protesters demand more transparency, privacy at Facebook HQ  Mashable
  2. Facebook’s new terms and data policies: 4 things to check  CBS News
  3. Facebook Just Made Using a Bunch of Apps a Little More Annoying. Good.  Slate Magazine
  4. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and what comes next  Vox
  5. Facebook privacy issue exposes deeper concerns about the internet  ConsumerAffairs
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