An Open and Digital Government with Cori Zarek

Season 1, Episode 39 | Kate Vander Wiede

Cori Zarek has spent her professional life working on transparent, open and digital government. This week, Kate Vander Wiede interviews Cori about:

  • Her time in the White House during the Obama Administration, where she worked on improving digital government services
  • How she expanded access to records in the National Archives office
  • What she’s doing now, including working for Code for America, sitting on the board of Muckrock, a nonprofit, collaborative news site, and teaching media law and ethics.

In our interview, Cori describes some of the work she in the Obama administration, why it matters, and how she has continued to fight for a digital and open government since leaving the White House.

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