Analyze transparency law in one country
– Analyze the Open Data movement and the implications of Open Government
– Reflect on the importance of access to public information
There are many citizen movements and platforms that aim to increase political transparency. My Society is a pioneer in developing civic technology and promoting citizen participation and communications between citizens and their administrations and public services. Write an article (you can choose between an essay / academic piece or a news item for a media outlet) explaining one or a few of these initiatives/platforms and their relevance. How do they work? What is their impact in the local communities? Use your storytelling skills to make it interesting to read.