January 13, 2015
by Luke Foster | January 13, 2015 12:34pm
For years, voters who wanted to learn about issues and discuss them with their elected officials in Congress have had to use a somewhat fragmented set of traditional methods.
November 16, 2013
by Meryl Willett | November 16, 2013 2:11pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: On July 1, 2014, we updated this story to reflect the rebranding of SwayWhat.com to SavvyRoo.com. It is essentially the same site and same idea, but with a new title and new logo.
Noah Blumenthal is a self-proclaimed data geek who discovered his passion — “evidence-based decision making” — after attending a meeting of his local Board of Education in Sea Cliff, N.Y. following the Newtown shootings.
August 8, 2013
by Doug Hardy | August 8, 2013 12:25pm
Media watchdog Jim Romenesko reported today that employees at AOL’s Patch say the company is planning to cut about 300 of its lowest performing websites on Friday, including up to 500 jobs.
Meanwhile, at the Batavian in Batavia, N.Y., publisher Howard Owens says AOL CEO Tim Armstrong may have been right with his initial vision for Patch, that local news sites could eliminate the high cost of printing newspapers.