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Drug Money in Mexican Elections? Maybe Not.

Last week, this Global Integrity Commons post described a Mexican minister’s statements on the role of drug money in Mexican politics. Here, Global Integrity’s Renato Busquets goes deeper, walks through the context of this debate and suggests a possible solution. Last week, the Mexican Secretary of the Interior, Juan Camilo Mouriño, addressed the Mexican Congress;…

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View from the Street

Managing Director Nathaniel Heller and Global Integrity’s lead Nigerian reporter Olayinka Oyegbile, between sessions at the Global Investigative Journalism conference last month in Lillehammer, Norway. (You can send your street view photos to [email protected], and we’ll post them here). –Jonathan Werve

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Russia: Independent Radio, But Within Limits

A Russian radio station, Echo Moskvy, serves as a rare independent voice in Russian journalism – for as long as the Kremlin permits it. A September 22nd issue of The New Yorker magazine quotes Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin saying, “We have never had freedom of speech in Russia, so I don’t really understand what…

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Global Integrity at International Right to Know Day

Global Integrity’s Nathanial Heller speaks at American University on International Right to Know Day. International Right to Know Day has been observed since 2002 on September 28. Nathanial was invited to speak on international experiences in transparency among nations that are moving towards freedom of information, but haven’t gotten there yet. Panel Discussion: Nations Poised…

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Open Society Institute Fellowship

A new fellowship from OSI aims “to support scholars, journalists, activists, policy experts and others to work on projects that inspire public debate and shape policy.” Via Email: Dear Colleague, We would like to alert you to a new Open Society Institute (OSI) fellowship to support scholars, journalists, activists, policy experts and others to work…

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Philippines: Reacting to the Corruption Perceptions Index

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism’s Daily PCIJ blog has a smart rundown of the issues surrounding Transparency International’s annual corruption index, as well an elegant summary of Global Integrity’s recent book on corruption metrics. PCIJ’s Alecks P. Pabico worries that TI’s Corruption Perceptions Index is not actionable: Daily PCIJ: It begs asking though, with…

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