By Kelly Born | originally posted on the Hewlett Foundation’s blog
I recently attended a conference in Chicago on how to improve statehouse reporting — looking not just at the reporters physically in our nation’s 50 state capitals, but also those covering the effects of Statehouse policies on agencies, departments, and the executive branch. Read more
The Internet Archive Project has been tracking 2014 television political ads and news coverage in the Philadelphia market, and has created a massive database of searchable and shareable material from this year’s elections. Read more
Since the 2010 election cycle, the Wesleyan Media Project has been providing real-time information on the extent of corporate and union spending in federal election campaigns across the country, who specifically is doing that spending and which candidates are benefiting. Read more
‘Social good’ games can do so much — from teaching players about issues such as poverty, civic participation and the environment, to helping them become creative problem solvers or make healthy choices.