114th Congress: We're updating with new data as it becomes available.

OpenCongress Blog

Blog Feed Comments Feed More RSS Feeds

The Best of News

October 31, 2007 - by Donny Shaw has a bipartisan community dedicated to promoting the best, most accurate and most trustworthy journalism of the day. And with their new widgets, you can have the most reputable stories from delivered straight to your site. They’ve just released hundreds of customizable widgets that cover dozens of topics like media, business, environment and presidential election 2008 and take only a few minutes to post to your site. is fundamentally different from other content rating sites. Instead of pushing articles based on popularity, the community at rates articles according to quality, evaluating each article against 10 core journalistic principles such as fairness, evidence, sourcing and context. It allows news consumers to be the overarching editors of the online media, collectively propping up stories based on their ability to give them the information they want.

The widgets are a great way to track and share the issues that you care about while also giving you and your readers one-click access to contribute by rating the stories. Here’s one that shows today’s best journalism about Congress:

Like this post? Stay in touch by following us on Twitter, joining us on Facebook, or by Subscribing with RSS.