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First POST: Civicus

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, December 4 2013

The nitty-gritty on Knight Foundation's new report on the state of civic tech investment; more from Pierre Omidyar and Jay Rosen on NewCo; waiting for heads to roll over HealthCare.gov; and much, much more. Read More

Quote of the Day: Surprises

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 17 2012

"October Surprise is from another age. We have an 'October Surprise' every ten minutes. You can't hold anything any more."

— ABC's Jake Tapper speaking at Harvard Kennedy School today, on the speed of news. Read More

Tapper Teams with PolitiFact to Fact Check "This Week"

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 9 2010

A few weeks back NYU's Jay Rosen proposed, after ABC's Jake Tapper asked for suggestions for his tenure as host of "This Week," that the program engage in some fact-checking of their guests. Tapper, it seems, ... Read More