ENTRIES TAGGED "civic apps"
With revised legislation and a chief data officer, San Francisco is iterating on its platform goals.
Chrys Wu is helping other journalists learn how to practice data journalism at "Hacks and Hackers."
To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference. "Data journalism and news apps create the lens that shows people the big picture they couldn't see but maybe had a hunch about otherwise," says Chrys Wu.
NPR and the Associated Press recently focused on civic apps and other Gov 2.0 topics.
Civic applications recently pushed a bit further into the public's consciousness via a lively discussion on Washington's local NPR station, WAMU, and through an Associated Press article that examined open data and apps.