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ProPublica, In Fracking Fight, a Worry About How Best to Measure Health Threats, April 1, 2014.

The Nation, How Pro-Austerity Groups Lost the Deficit Wars, February 19, 2014.

Wall Street Journal, Schumer recuses himself from review of cable deal, February 18, 2014.

New York Times, Schumer Recuses Himself From Review of Comcast Deal, February 18, 2014.

Talking Points Memo, Schumer Recuses Himself From Considering Comcast-Time Warner Deal, February 18, 2014.

Associated Press, NY’s Schumer recuses from review of cable deal, February 18, 2014.

Capital New York, Schumer recuses from Comcast-Time Warner deal, February 17, 2014.

Huffington Post, Chuck Schumer’s Brother Tied To Comcast Deal He Supports, February 17, 2014.

Buffalo Rising, Hard Work Lies Ahead for Open Buffalo Team, January 21, 2014.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Heinz Endowment president to become chairman of Rice Energy, January 14, 2014.

Democracy Now!, The Military Industrial Pundits: Conflicts of Interest Exposed for TV Guests Who Urged Syrian War, October 18, 2013.

The Guardian, It’s time we stopped drinking the thinktank kool-aid, October 18, 2013.

Project on Government Oversight, Syria Debate Skewed by Undisclosed Defense Industry Ties, October 16, 2013.

Democracy Now!, Report: Pundits Who Urged Strikes on Syria Failed to Disclose Ties to Military Industry, October 16, 2013.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Top official at Heinz Endowments follows two others out the door, October 14, 2013.

Huffington Post, Syria Pundits Had Rampant, Undisclosed Conflicts Of Interest, October 11, 2013.

Politico, Conflicts of Interest: The Syria pundits, October 11, 2013.

Washington Post, Media analysts in Syria debate have ties to defense contractors, October 10, 2013.

Dallas Observer, Report: Conflicts of Interest in UT Study Finding Significantly Lower Fracking Emissions , September 18, 2013.

New York Times, Encouraging Results Seen in First Nationwide Look at Gas Leaks from Drilling Boom, September 16, 2013.

Texas Tribune, UT Scientists Measure Methane Emissions From Fracking, September 16, 2013.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Personnel shake-ups at Heinz Endowments seem to indicate shift on energy issues, August 11, 2013.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Report faults Heinz Endowments head for ties to oil and gas industry, June 16, 2013.

Timeonline.com, Report: Shale group has undisclosed industry ties, June 12, 2013.

Bloomberg, Bass Pro Billionaire Building Megastores With Boats, Guns, June 3, 2013.

Business Insider, All Around The Country, Regulators Are Getting Bullied Over Fracking, May 16, 2013.

Policy Shop, A Step Back at Energy With Ernest Moniz, April 10, 2013.

Bloomberg, Obama Nominee Pledges Case-by-Case Review of Gas Exports, April 9, 2013.

StateImpact Pennsylvania, Another Connection Between Rendell and the Gas Industry, April 9, 2013.

Bloomberg, Obama’s Energy Pick Discloses Extent of Industry Ties, March 31, 2013.

Democracy Now!, Energy Nominee Ernest Moniz Criticized for Backing Fracking & Nuclear Power; Ties to BP, GE, Saudis, March 26, 2013.

Boston Globe, Energy pick’s ties to oil, gas examined ; MIT professor Moniz sits on corporate boards Critics see potential for conflicts of interest, March 23, 2013.

Bloomberg Businessweek, Obama Energy Pick’s Gas Study Faulted Over Industry Ties, March 22, 2013.

Fox Business, U.S. Energy Secretary Nominee Has Ties to Consultancy, March 21, 2013.

Huffington Post, Ernest Moniz, Energy Secretary Nominee, Further Criticized For Fracking Ties, March 21, 2013.

New York Times, Anti-Fracking Group Criticizes Energy Nominee for Not Disclosing Industry Ties, March 20, 2013.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Fracking’s ‘revolving door’ draws a warning, March 10, 2013.

DeSmog Blog, Pennsylvania Failing to Sanction Drillers for Fracked Well Failures, March 5, 2013.

StateImpact Pennsylvania, Report Examines Ties Between Pennsylvania’s Regulators and the Oil and Gas Industry, February 28, 2013.

Huffington Post, Fracking Industry Conflicts Of Interest With Regulators? Watchdogs Concerned, February 27, 2013.

DC Bureau, “Frackademia” – MIT’s Ernest Moniz, Obama’s Top Candidate for Energy Secretary, Oversees Pro-Industry-Funded Research, February 21, 2013.

Timesonline.com, Mixing gov’t, gas and oil: Public officials take lucrative jobs in industry, February 20, 2013.

The Nation, Stacking the Deck: The Phony ‘Fix the Debt’ Campaign, February 20, 2013.

Buffalo News, Fracking study geologist draws critics, February 6, 2013.

Bloomberg, New York Hires Fracking Geologist With Ties to Industry, February 6, 2013.

CBS News, A poisoned well? Fracking studies stir doubts, February 5, 2013.

Buffalo News, Business lobbyist’s case trumpets faulty research, January 28, 2013.

Huffington Post, CRFB Corporate Ties: Budget Watchdog Funded By Big Tobacco In 1990s Health Care Fight, January 24, 2013.

Huffington Post, JetBlue and Its Friends Are Trying to Ruin Your Old Age, January 13, 2013.

New York Times, Public Goals, Private Interests in Debt Campaign, January 9, 2013.

The Guardian, ‘Frackademia’: how Big Gas bought research on hydraulic fracturing, January 9, 2013.

Jacksonville Business Journal, Huge incentives for Bass Pro Shops have drawn criticism, January 4, 2013.

New York Times, A Campaign on U.S. Debt Gains Steam, December 23, 2012.

CBC Radio, As It Happens, December 10, 2012.

New Orleans City Business, Critics: Coastal restoration research director has fracking ties, December 10, 2012.

The Globe and Mail, Fissures appear in scientists’ assurances about safety of fracking, December 9, 2012.

Austin American Statesman, 2 leave after panel’s probe, December 7, 2012.

Bloomberg, Fracking-Study Conflicts Prompt Head of Institute to Quit, December 6, 2012.

New York Times, Damning Review of Gas Study Prompts a Shakeup at the University of Texas, December 6, 2012.

StateImpact Texas, Review of UT Fracking Study Finds Failure to Disclose Conflict of Interest, December 6, 2012.

Dallas Observer, Review: UT Study Declaring Fracking Groundwater-Safe Failed To Disclose Conflict of Interest, Should Be Withdrawn, December 6, 2012.

Houston Chronicle, Panel criticizes fracking study, UT ethics rules, December 6, 2012.

Austin American Statesman, UT accepts panel criticism of fracking report, agrees to change policies, December 6, 2012.

DeSmogBlog, UT-Austin Administration Distances Itself from “Frackademia” Study, December 6, 2012.

UB Spectrum, UB shuts down contested shale institute, November 27, 2012.

Washington Monthly, SUNY Buffalo’s Fracking Problem, November 26, 2012.

Buffalo News, UB was right to pull plug on shale institute, November 21, 2012.

Bloomberg, SUNY Closes Industry-Backed Fracking Institute, November 20, 2012.

WGRZ, UB Closes Shale Resources and Society Institute, November 20, 2012.

Buffalo News, UB shutting down controversial shale institute, November 19, 2012.

New York Times, SUNY Buffalo Shuts Down Its Institute on Drilling, November 19, 2012.

Buffalo Business First, UB closes shale institute, November 19, 2012.

Truthout, Report: Wells Fargo Courts Latinos While Investing in Private Prisons That Profit From Detaining Immigrants, September 27, 2012.

Investigative Post, Interview: Watchdog researcher Kevin Connor, September 16, 2012.

Buffalo News, SUNY has questions on UB shale institute, September 13, 2012.

Texas Observer, At Universities, Fracking Research Funded by Oil and Gas Companies, September 7, 2012.

New York Times, University of Texas Compounds Conflict Question in Review of Gas Report, August 22, 2012

San Antonio Express, Misstep adds to doubts about study, August 22, 2012

CBS Dallas-Fort Worth, Credibility of UT Fracking Study & Review Panel Questioned, August 15, 2012

StateImpact Texas, Review Panel Announced for Controversial Fracking Study, August 15, 2012

Institute for Southern Studies, UT-Austin appoints gas industry insider to lead probe into fracking study conflicts, August 14, 2012

ScienceInsider, Can University of Texas Dispel Concerns About Fracking Study?, August 14, 2012

Austin American-Statesman, UT announces panel that will look into fracking study, August 14, 2012

New York Times, A Deeper Look at Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest in “Frackademia”, August 1, 2012

Nature, Unfortunate oversight, August 1, 2012

Institute for Southern Studies, Study that downplayed fracking risks was led by gas industry insider, August 1, 2012

Agence France-Presse, Author of US fracking study had gas industry ties: watchdog, July 27, 2012.

Inside Higher Ed, Watchdog Group Questions U. of Texas Fracking Study, July 26, 2012.

Buffalo News, Local watchdog group blasts Texas university fracking study, July 26, 2012.

Associated Press, UT fracking study to be independently reviewed, July 25, 2012.

Austin Business Journal, Report: Groat scrutinized for not disclosing fracking industry ties, July 25, 2012.

San Antonio Express, UT fracking study contaminated by conflict of interest, July 25, 2012.

New York Times, University of Texas Will Review Fracking Study, July 24, 2012.

Houston Chronicle, UT Plans Outside Look at Hydraulic Fracturing Study, July 24, 2012.

Austin American-Statesman, UT to Commission Review of Controversial Fracking Study, July 24, 2012.

StateImpact Texas, Professor on the Defensive Over Fracking Money, July 24, 2012.

ScienceInsider, Fracking Report Criticized for Apparent Conflict of Interest, July 24, 2012.

Esquire, The Texas Fracking Scam, July 24, 2012.

Dallas Observer, Lead Researcher of UT Fracking Report Has Substantial Ties to Industry, July 24, 2012

Scientific American, Industry money and questionable ethics contaminate UT Austin fracking study, July 24, 2012

Austin American-Statesman, Fracking researcher has ties to industry, July 23, 2012

State Journal, Avoid or disclose conflicts in shale gas debate, July 23, 2012

New York Times, When Agendas Meet Science in the Gas Drilling Fight, July 23, 2012

StateImpact Texas, Fracking Company Paid Texas Professor Behind Water Contamination Study, July 23, 2012

Bloomberg, Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case, July 23, 2012

Inside Higher Ed, Gas drilling research stirs controversies at universities, July 6, 2012

New York Times, University Will Not Investigate Fracking Institute, June 29, 2012

Associated Press, Groups seek probe of NY gov, business lobby link, June 19, 2012

New York Times, Fracking Research and the Money That Flows to It, June 12, 2012

New York Times, Institute’s Gas Drilling Report Leads to Claims of Bias and Concern for a University’s Image, June 12, 2012

Washington Times, Shale study’s lead author faces “green” backlash , May 28, 2012

Buffalo News, UB responds to criticism over ‘fracking’ study , May 27, 2012

Mother Jones, Frack-Friendly New Report Debunked , May 25, 2012

International Business Times, Fracking Debate Complicates As Group Accuses University of Parroting Oil Industry , May 25, 2012

DeSmogBlog.com, Public Accountability Initiative Produces New Report on SUNY Buffalo’s “Shill Gas Study” , May 25, 2012

Buffalo News, UB report on “fracking” draws fire of watchdog , May 25, 2012

Associated Press, Critics question shale gas researcher, schools , May 25, 2012

Grist.org, Check the math: Study touting ‘safer’ fracking reveals Big Oil’s ties to academia , May 22, 2012

Gotham Gazette, Critics Attack Influence of the Committee to Save New York , May 3, 2012

New York Times, The Billionaires’ Club, April 5, 2012

Tampa Tribune, Merchants say county’s Bass Pro lure is unfair, March 25, 2012

Buffalo News, Report blasts National Fuel; Critics say company pays too little in taxes, March 9, 2012

Parlé Magazine, Big Banks’ Dirty Little Secret, January 2012

Epoch Times, British Bankers Take to the Courts to Uphold Bonuses, December 23, 2011

The Investigative Fund, Facebook for the One Percent, October 21, 2011

Buffalo News, New leadership needed to protect the public interest, September 3, 2011

Buffalo News, Canal agency accused of manipulating bidding process to favor one developer, June 12, 2011

Los Angeles Times, Amid bailouts, banks spent big to thwart foreclosure legislation, April 5, 2011

Think Progress, If Banks Paid Their Full Taxes, We Could Rehire All 132,000 Teachers Laid Off During The Recession — Twice, March 7, 2011

Capital Tonight, Advocates Decry ‘Committee to Scam New York’, February 25, 2011

Buffalo News, State plans review of contract at Canal Side, February 17, 2011

Los Angeles Times, Big banks play key role in financing payday lenders, September 14, 2010

Wall Street Journal, Economic Development Agencies Come Under More Fire, August 19, 2010

Buffalo News, Report doubts Bass Pro on tax, job estimates, July 4, 2010

Jim Hightower, Attack the Deformers, May 25, 2010

Washington Post, For lobbyists, banks tap Washington pipeline, report finds, May 11, 2010

New York Times, Greek Press Names a Speculator, February 18, 2010

Financial Times, Protest launched over US state department nominee, July 23, 2009

National Journal, Tracking the Washington Elite, Feburary 6, 2009

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Salon.com, Washington’s revolving doors are bad for your health, October 9, 2009

Politico, Revolving Door for Health Care Aides, September 15, 2009

Huffingon Post, Mike Enzi: GOP Gang of Six Senator’s Ties to Insurance Industry, September 12, 2009

Democracy Now!, Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Grijalva Draws a Line in the Sand on Healthcare Reform, September 10, 2009

The Buffalo News, LittleSis keeps Big Brother in his place, August 30, 2009

National Journal, LittleSis Spies On Health Care Lobby, August 7, 2009

ABC News, Human Rights Groups Question Role State Department Nominee Played in Company Active In Sudan, August 3, 2009

Agence France-Presse, Rights groups urge scrutiny of Obama pick over Sudan role, August 3, 2009

Irish Times, Harnessing power of the people online and for free, July 24, 2009

Financial Times, Protest launched over US state department nominee, July 23, 2009

Columbia Journalism Review, Profiles of Power, March 19, 2009

National Journal, Tracking the Power Elite, February 6, 2009

ReadWriteWeb, Can the Washington Post create the Killer Political Database?, January 22, 2009

Le Monde, LittleSis, le facebook inversé, January 16, 2009

Dirt Diggers Digest, Eyes on the Ties, January 16, 2009

Kottke.org, LittleSis, a facebook for powerful Americans, January 15, 2009

Craig Newmark (on The Huffington Post), LittleSis: keep an eye on the (abusive) powerful, January 15, 2009

OpenCongress Blog, LittleSis – Bringing Transparency to the Powers That Be, January 14, 2009