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Treasury Invites Bloggers to Round Table

Mr. Geithner, the Treasury secretary, was among the senior officials who talked with bloggers at an outreach session on Nov. 2. The two-hour round table was held on background, meaning that the bloggers could describe the sessions, but not attribute quotes to specific officials. Lengthy posts about financial system reforms — and the bloggers’ disagreements with the Treasury’s strategies — ensued.

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Treasury Invites Bloggers to Round Table – NYTimes.com

Geithner deserves credit for opening up the normally cloistered FED. Even if this is just a tiny step toward openness, it is totally unprecedented.