Almost 800 readers signed the Center for Public Integrity’s letter demanding the release of emails related to President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine.
Police Surveillance: Facial Recognition in Your Backyard is a joint project between MuckRock and Open the Government to investigate the adoption of facial recognition technology nationwide.
Ever notice a typo in an Assignments question? Get some feedback from folks helping you crowdsource analysis and wish you could incorporate it right away? You finally can: Assignment questions are now fully editable, with lots of backups in place.
A bug in some of the code used to make selected Assignment submissions public broke some editing functions; that’s now fixed. More importantly, you can join us for an evening of food, beverages, and open data demos on Dec. 17 at Code for Boston Demo Night, where we’ll be unveiling our new project.
We’re building new ways to directly fund local journalism with support from the Google News Initiative
Since the launch of MuckRock’s crowdfunding tools, over a thousand donors have pitched in over $50,000 to records fees for projects large and small, telling important stories across the country. We’re now expanding that program to offer better ongoing support for local journalism with improved ways to reward supporters.