Open Records: Fighting for information on...
There are more than 200 cameras watching the residents of Wilkes-Barre, and city officials say they make the city safer. The problem, though, is the city says it doesn’t keep track - or plan to keep track - of any statistics that would show whether the cameras are effective. In its mind, the city’s word that the cameras are effective is all the public needs. That’s where we...
USA Today, Chris Schnaars use jQuery DataTables... →
Schnaars gives a great explanation of how USA Today built its interactive database of salaries for college football coaches. It’s awesome and will probably suck up a lot of my weekend.
Chronicle of Higher Ed. uses Storify well to track...
The Chronicle of Higher Education put together a Storify post following the Penn State sex abuse story. Check it out below the jump.
It’s kind of like watching commercials about yourself constantly.– Incumbent District Attorney candidate Jackie Musto Carroll, the subject of a massive attack ad campaign, talking about cyber bullying.
An open records victory →
A proposal to allow agencies to be able to tell people records don’t exist if they are exempt from FOIA finally failed. What a horrid proposal.