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Release Notes: Edit your Assignment questions!

Release Notes: Edit your Assignment questions!

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.

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Release Notes: Fixing edited Assignment submissions plus an upcoming demo night in Boston

Release Notes: Fixing edited Assignment submissions plus an upcoming demo night in Boston

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.

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We’re building new ways to directly fund local journalism with support from the Google News Initiative

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.

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Release Notes: Bulk Assignment editing and minor bug fixes

Release Notes: Bulk Assignment editing and minor bug fixes

Last week, we pushed some new bulk editing features to the Assignments crowdsourcing platform and fixed some dastardly bugs.

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We’re halfway to completing the Center for Public Integrity’s family separation crowdsource

We’re halfway to completing the Center for Public Integrity’s family separation crowdsource

We know that children have been separated from their families at the border, but with the Center for Public Integrity’s ongoing crowdsource, you can help uncover more specifics about the practice.

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