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Announcing FCC.gov/developer at the Gov 2.0 Summit

September 10, 2010 by George Krebs
The annual Gov 2.0 Summit wrapped up this week. Among the many roll outs, innovations, and talks from across government, Managing Director Steve VanRoekel and Chairman Julius Genachowski took the stage to announce the launch of fcc.gov/developer. At launch the page currently features an initial
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FCC.gov/developer

September 7, 2010 by Michael Byrne, Geographic Information Officer
Today the Federal Communications Commission is releasing four Application Programming Interfaces (API) and our first developer pages at fcc.gov/developer. These APIs are part of our Data Innovation Initiative and are foundation pieces in our own redesigning and improving FCC's web presence. We
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Worth a Thousand Words: The FCC Through a Camera's Lens

September 2, 2010 by Benjamin Balter, New Media
The FCC Flickr stream is a great, free resource for students writing reports, bloggers writing posts, and just about anyone interested in the agency’s daily happenings. As works of the Federal Government, all of the FCC’s more than 500 photos can be used, edited, or mashed up with other
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Openness and Transparency: A Digital Dialogue

July 22, 2010 by Benjamin Balter, New Media
The internet’s continued evolution has given rise to countless avenues of communication not imagined just two-decades earlier. Today, executives can leverage the power of e-mail to broker deals halfway around the globe at near-instantaneous speed. Former classmates can exchange photos or
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FCC's Data Innovation Initiative: Reinvigorating the FCC's Data Assets

June 30, 2010 by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
As part of the FCC reform agenda to improve our fact-based, data-driven decision making, the Media, Wireline Competition, and Wireless Telecommunications bureaus have released simultaneous, identical Public Notices seeking comment on all aspects of how they collect, use, and disseminate
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The FCC and FOIA

February 3, 2010 by Larry Schecker
The FCC’s FOIA Annual Report for FY 2009 has just been posted as required by the FOIA.  This year our report shows improvement in many areas.  And new this year, in addition to a PDF of the report, all of the statistics are available in spreadsheets (CSV format) for the public to
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FOIA

January 22, 2010 by Larry Schecker
On his first full day in office, President Barack Obama declared his commitment to transparency and accountability in government with the issuance of two important memoranda regarding Transparency and Open Government and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  The presumption of openness
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