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."
CNET-TV Live: "Buying Votes"
June 5, 2008CNET-TV LiveBrian Cooley and Tom MerrittCNET-TV's Brian Cooley reveals how MAPLight.org provides citizens, journalists and activists with a Web 2.0 data mash up tool...
You’re Invited—Our First Anniversary!
May 12, 2008 - We’re thrilled to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our flagship U.S. Congress website and our new name, “MAPLight.org.” We launched in May 2007--hard to believe it’s been only a year.Your support has been a crucial part of our success! We would like to show our thanks by inviting you to our Open House in Berkeley, California...
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