MAPLight.org Mapping Money and Politics Data Mashup Project Featured in The Economist
June 4, 2009The EconomistJeanette BorzoRead the article: Mapping a Better World
MAPLight.org Receives James Madison Freedom of Information Award from Society of Professional Journalists - NorCal Chapter
March 2, 2009You're invited!The awards banquet will be held on March 18, 2009, at the New Delhi Restaurant, 160 Ellis Street in San Francisco, CA. Reserve your ticket now! (See below for more details.)
ABC-7 TV: Local Organization Tracks Money and Politics by Mark Matthews
September 15, 2008ABC-7 TVThe turmoil on Wall Street is fueling political attacks, but so far it's done nothing to help consumers with credit problems.
San Francisco Chronicle: Site Tracks Influence of Interest Groups by Tom Abate
August 14, 2008San Francisco ChronicleTom AbateDaniel Newman, MAPLight.org's executive director, said "MAPLight.org puts these active bills into its mashup engine...
MAPLight.org Honored to be One of Eight Recipients of the 2008 Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism
August 6, 2008A note from the Judges about MAPLight.org: "Every taxpayer should take a hard look at this site. Never before have citizens been able to so easily track the influences on their elected officials." Interactivity & Empowerment: Eight Innovators Place in 2008 Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism
Time Magazine: The Citizen Watchdogs of Web 2.0 by Jeremy Caplan
June 30, 2008Time MagazineJeremy Caplan"Maplight merged CRP info with voting data from GovTrack.us to assess the 94 House Democrats who had originally opposed immunity...
PC World: No Room for Feds in Web 2.0, Study Says by Heather Havenstein
June 8, 2008PC WorldHeather Havenstein"...the report cited the mashup MapLight.org , which combines the voting record of Congress with information about campaign donations to those members."
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