Month: March 2011

  • Ah, mobile’s the new, new thing

    On successive weeks, you can attend workshops focused on mobile and journalism in Nashville. March 25 The Society for News Design is hosting a Mobile Design Quick Course on Friday and Saturday (March 25-26) at the Freedom Forum’s John Seigenthaler Center. . This two-day hands-on course will focus on mobile usability, techniques and tools. Here’s […]

  • Some other disclosures Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam might not like

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is getting some unfavorable attention in a new video posted Monday by the Sunlight Foundation. Image via Wikipedia The video and a related Web page says that Haslam’s move to exempt himself from finanical disclosure laws is part of  “a disturbing trend of states across the country rolling back transparency of […]

  • Tennessee gets a D- for government transparency

    In the second annual ranking of states’ progress toward new standards of “comprehensive, one-stop, one-click budget accountability and accessibility,” Tennesse gets a “D-.” The ranking of how states are achieving Transparency 2.0 standards was done by U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) An interactive map on the federation’s website lets […]