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Do government scientists have freedom to speak and tweet? @UCSUSA We find out: #opengov #socialgov #SunshineWeek

Do government scientists have freedom to speak and tweet? @UCSUSA We find out: #opengov #socialgov #SunshineWeek

Grading Government Transparency Scientists’ Freedom to Speak (and Tweet) at Federal Agencies Download: Grading Government Transparency: Report | Grading Government Transparency: Scorecard | UCS Model Media Policy | UCS Model Social Media Policy Report Links Grading Government Transparency report Policy scorecard Agency policy documents Model media policy Model social media policy Appendix: report methodology A strong democracy depends on transparency, accountability, and trust in the government to make evidence-based decisions that protect public health and the environment. Federal scientists play an important role in fulfilling this mandate by providing critical expertise to decision makers and the American people. But sometimes, political or commercial forces interfere with this process, preventing scientific information from reaching those who need it. Strong policies g...

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