Simon Davis-Cohen


Simon Davis-Cohen is editor of the Ear to the Ground newsletter, an exclusive “civic intelligence” service that mines local newspapers and state legislatures from across the country.

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Negative Space

The social media giant wants to uplift local news in its algorithms. But IRL, it’s complicated. more

Feb 10, 2018 7:00 AM Dispatches

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U.S. Air Force

Bolstered by powerful private interests, state governments are dangerously close to calling a Constitutional Convention. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:35 PM Dispatches 11 Comments


Fibonacci Blue

In cities from Iowa to Oregon, local protections and civil rights are quashed by the states more

Aug 25, 2017 2:02 PM Dispatches