Jacob Fenton is the lead developer of The Accountability Project. He’s worked previously as Editorial Engineer at The Sunlight Foundation, as Director of Computer-Assisted Reporting at IRW, and as a reporter and editor for newspapers in Pennsylvania and California. In 2015 he was a JSK Fellow at Stanford, where he worked on structured data extraction and machine learning.
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Articles by Jacob
We’re Building a New Central Resource for Public Data
Introducing our one-stop data center for holding the powerful to accountPosted on
Stories about conflicts of interest, influence, and accountability often require journalists to search across many different datasets, which are rarely in the same place. The Investigative Reporting Workshop created The Accountability Project to make much of that data available in one search.