Entity: U.S. Agency for Global Media

FOIA to USAGM Seeking Resignation Letter of Chief of Staff Emily Newman

April 5, 2022
FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for Global Media seeking the resignation letter of former Chief of Staff Emily Newman.

USAGM Email Communications Regarding Resources from Open Technology Fund

March 17, 2022
U.S. Agency for Global Media records in response to American Oversight's request for email communications with specific entities and individuals in light of media reports that external coalitions have sought to redirect resources from the Open Technology Fund to projects concerning China's digital censorship.

In the Records: Internal Turmoil at the U.S. Agency for Global Media During the Last Year of the Trump Administration

March 10, 2022
American Oversight obtained emails sent by officials in 2020 that reflect the culture of political retaliation at the global media agency under Trump-appointed CEO Michael Pack.

Lawsuit Seeks Records from U.S. Agency for Global Media, Including Communications of Controversial Trump-Appointed Former CEO

May 3, 2021
American Oversight sued for the calendars and communications of Michael Pack and other top officials, who oversaw one of the Trump administration’s more blatant attempts to politicize the work of a government agency.

American Oversight v. USAGM – Senior Officials’ Calendars and Communications

May 3, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) seeking the release of communications and calendar entries for former USAGM CEO Michael Pack, as well as calendar entries for specific senior officials.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Communications Sent and Received by Leadership on Jan. 6, 2021

March 9, 2021
FOIA requests to the Department of the Treasury, the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for Global Media, and NASA regarding all communications sent and received by agencies' leadership from Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Decision Memoranda Signed by Top Officials During Presidential Transition

March 3, 2021
FOIA requests to multiple agencies seeking decision memoranda signed by top officials during the presidential transition period between the Trump and Biden administrations.

Investigations Update: State Pandemic Responses, Space Command Headquarters Location, and Trump’s Refusal to Concede

February 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the federal pandemic response, Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results, and the decision to put U.S. Space Command headquarters in Alabama.

FOIA to USAGM Seeking Communications of Chief of Staff Emily Newman

February 15, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for Global Media seeking communications of former Chief of Staff Emily Newman from before she left the agency. Newman was listed as an attorney on a Michigan lawsuit filed on behalf of former President Donald Trump that sought to overturn the results of the 2020 election in the state.

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.