The Obama administration's openness on science — or lack thereof — will be front and center as the topic of a discussion panel at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.
Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested (call 202-662-7501).
The National Press Club, in a building that houses offices of many news organizations, often makes news with such discussion panels. The Oct. 3 event is sponsored by the National Press Club, Columbia Journalism Review, Society of Environmental Journalists, the Association of Health Care Journalists, and Reporters Without Borders.
Panelists will include: Curtis Brainard, CJR science editor; Joseph A. Davis, Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) WatchDog editor; Felice Freyer, Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ); Darren Samuelsohn, Politico’s senior energy/environment reporter; and Clothilde Le Coz, Reporters Without Borders energy/environment reporter.
- "Access Denied: Science News and Government Transparency,"  SEJ Website Announcement.