Hiding in Public: How the National Archives Wants to Open Up its Data to Americans
Posted: 2/27/2013  |  By: Justin Ellis | Nieman Journalism Lab
The National Archives is sitting on massive amounts of information — from specs for NASA projects to geological surveys to letters from presidents. But there’s a problem: “These records are held hostage,” said Bill Mayer, executive for research services for the National Archives and Records Administration.