Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

/ Apr 24, 2017

Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

Taiwan’s “digital minister,” Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself programming at age 8, says she’s a “civic hacker” who like a locksmith uses specialized skills to help rather than harm. Appointed by leaders hoping to better connect with young voters ...

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

/ Feb 25, 2017

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from a briefing at the White House on Friday. Reporters for CNN, The New York Times, Politico, The Los Angeles Times and BuzzFeed were not allowed into the session ...