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2011-07-14 06:06:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness criticizes a regulatory agency of the Department of Interior, BOEMRE (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement), for refusing to release public comments. Federal law as well as established tradition requires agencies to disclose comments it receives on proposed rules.

2009-11-12 11:00:00

Comment Moderation Keeps Politically-charged Discussions Open and Respectful SEATTLE, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Socrata, Inc. -- Making Data Social(TM) -- today announced the release of one of its most requested product features -- comment moderation -- to its Social Data Platform.

2008-10-05 03:00:12

By Wesley G. Hughes Newspapers, and journalism in general, have run into some ethical challenges brought on by the Internet and blogs. Reporters have been taught for generations to beware of hazards from anonymous sources. Use them at your peril.

2008-09-12 15:00:14

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Eugene Pawlik of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, +1-202- 761-7690, eugene.a.pawlik@usace.army.mil WASHINGTON,Sept. 12/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.