Tag: public data

by Camille Crittenden

New technology tools, combined with raised expectations among voters and stakeholders for government transparency, have sparked a movement toward “open government.” Championed by advocacy organizations and a few high-profile elected officials, the trend seeks to promote greater accountability and responsiveness for the systems of representative democracy. An area of particular opportunity — as well as [...] more »

by Ryan Graff

This post was written by Ryan Graff of the Knight News Innovation Lab and originally appeared on the Lab’s blog. Over the past few months something unusual has happened to public data projects: They’ve made national headlines. For journalists, the most well-known project was the gun permit holder map the Journal News in White Plains, [...] more »