EPA again blocks journalists from attending summit: ‘They ain’t doing the CNN stuff’

CNN Business

“The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday barred journalists for the second consecutive day from attending a national summit focused on water contaminants, telling reporters from CNN and other news organizations that they would not be permitted inside the venue.”

Source: http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/23/media/epa-blocks-journalists-summit/index.html?utm_source=CNN+Media%3A+Reliable+Sources&utm_campaign=f51704e4fa-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_06_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e95cdc16a9-f51704e4fa-83043825​

EPA blocks CNN and Associated Press journalists from attending Pruitt speech

CNN Business

“The Environmental Protection Agency blocked reporters from several news outlets from a national summit on Tuesday where Scott Pruitt, the agency’s chief, was speaking.”

Source: https://money.cnn.com/2018/05/22/media/epa-cnn-associated-press-blocked/

Scott Pruitt wins 2017 Golden Padlock

Investigative Reporters and Editors

Investigative Reporters and Editors | Scott Pruitt wins 2017 Golden Padlock

Here on the IRE news blog, IRE will post news about our reporting resources, programs, training, awards and professional opportunities, plus notes for IRE members.

Source: www.ire.org/blog/ire-news/2017/06/24/scott-pruitt-wins-2017-golden-padlock/

Agencies told to halt communications as Trump administration moves in

The New York Times

Federal Agencies Told to Halt External Communications

A temporary freeze in at least four departments was ordered while the Trump administration puts political appointees into position.

Source: mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/us/politics/some-agencies-told-to-halt-communications-as-trump-administration-moves-in.html

President Trump institutes media blackout at EPA

Boston Globe

Trump bans EPA employees from updating public via press or social media – The Boston Globe

The president has installed specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates, or posts to the agency’s social media accounts.

Source: www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2017/01/24/trump-bans-epa-employees-from-updating-public-via-press-social-media/Anr90pkwhavC2kzK8pwsyK/story.html