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Dan Newman

co-founder, executive director, MAPLight.org
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Dan Newman is co-founder and executive director of MAPLight.org, a non-partisan non-profit illuminating the connection between money and politics in unprecedented ways. MAPLight.org's groundbreaking Web site reveals relationships between campaign donations and legislative votes, helping citizens and communities hold their elected officials accountable. The Sunlight Foundation called MAPLight.org "a preview of the next generation of money-and-politics reporting." Newman, an entrepreneur and political organizer, is the author of three books on speech recognition software and is the founder of Say I Can, a speech recognition firm. He co-founded the Berkeley Fair Elections Coalition and has served as a consultant to various political and non-profit groups, including the Center for Voting and Democracy, Israel Venture Network, and the Mental Health Association of San Francisco. Newman received a Bachelor of Arts in biomedical ethics from Brown University and a Master of Arts in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, where a National Science Foundation fellowship supported him.


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New Forms of Reporting (part two)
April 25, 2008, 6:45 AM - 8:15 AM
Windows Media Video: Video: New Forms of Reporting (part two) (196 MB)
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