A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
Public broadcasting services can express the ideals of a democracy. But as of now only a few in the world really serve the public.
A new online tool makes it easier (but no less unsettling) to see where American military aid goes around the world. We should use it to promote informed debate.
An election-monitoring process that began in a West African hotel has gone online and across oceans, providing lessons for advocates around the world.
Four advocacy groups in Georgia joined efforts to create an online tool for more transparent governance, offering valuable lessons about the role of technology in NGO strategy.
Photographer Diana Markosian traveled to Chechnya to explore what it means to come of age as a young woman living under an increasingly repressive regime.
Photographer Matt Black documents California’s Central Valley, one of the richest farming regions in the world, but also home to many of the poorest communities in the United States.
The open internet is an essential condition of full and equal participation in the public sphere. This is why digital-rights groups, internet companies, and activists are uniting to protect net neutrality.
Journalists and media organizations can find themselves repressed because of inadequate or deliberately repressive policy. Mapping Digital Media examines the situation in 56 countries.
West Africa's regional court has delivered a stinging rebuke against the Gambian National Intelligence Agency for having failed to properly investigate the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara in December 2004.