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Stephen Buckley is your host for "Open Government Radio" where invited guests and listeners share their perspectives on the movement towards more transparency and public involvement in the operations of government.

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It's been one year since Luke Fretwell created GovFresh. We'll talk with him about the past year and the future for GovFresh. -- Receive email-notices of upcoming shows by subscribing to the blog at http://www.UStransparency.com

How much do the OpenGov Plans of federal agencies comply with the requirements of the Open Government Directive? We will talk with Patrice McDermott of OpentheGovernment.org and Robbie Schingler of NASA's... more

Beth Noveck is the White House's Deputy Chief Technology Officer with responsbility for the President Obama's Open Government Initiative. More details about this program (including the websites to be discussed during the program)... more

We will be joined by Jenn Gustetic of PhaseOne Consulting Group to discuss the Open Government Plans required by OMB to be issued by federal agencies last week. For more details and links that we'll be discussing, go to my blog at... more

With the OpenGov Plans by federal agencies to be released this Wednesday (April 7th), how are we to judge whether a Plan is adequate to the task? J.H. Snider of iSolon.org will join us for discussion about his paper on "Deterring... more

A discussion with Steve Radick ("Social Media Strategery") about various aspects of "social media / Gov2.0 / Open Government". For more details and links, go to the posting for 3/30/10 at http://www.UStransparency.com

Federal agencies have been using online "citizen engagement tools" to solicit ideas from the public on how to be more "open". The White House tried it last summer. How's it working? We're joined by Dan Munz from GSA and Stephen... more

Is the Obama White House's "Open Government Initiative" in danger of creating a "democracy bubble" where the expectations of citizens are being raised to a level that won't be met? We briefly touched on Tom Bryer's warning on the... more

We will be talking with the organizers about last Saturday's "Gov2.0 Camp New England" held at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. For more details and links for this show, visit the 3/8/10 postng at... more

We will looking back at the first year of the White House's "Open Government Initiative" for "lessons learned" (and "lessons-to-be-learned"). As a starting point, we will discuss the articles in the current issue of the International Journal of... more
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