C'est Vrai

open journalism

A computer-assisted reporting Web app used by Progress New York

C'est Vrai - Government Transparency Web App

C'est Vrai



Government transparency is the basis for informed consent by its citizens, and C'est Vrai will open journalism to share in this role.

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C'est Vrai was released in 2021 in a beta version. A responsive Web application that is powered by a database, C'est Vrai focuses on relationships between individuals or entities attempting to influence Government. The collection and presentation of this information helps journalists write and edit articles about the role of money in politics. C'est Vrai also educates the public about civics.


C'est Vrai is under continual development, and journalists will soon be invited to subscribe to C'est Vrai. You'll soon also be able to join our waiting list.

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Les Actualités. This is the main index page, which lists Significant Government officials and special interests, who are making news. Since C'est Vrai is in active development, names may appear as data is being compiled. However, only a select few entries will yield basic information that will be presented on a Dashboard.

Des fonctionnaires quotidien. This index page provides an example of some of the advanced network analysis that is made possible with C'est Vrai. The entry can change from time to time, but, initially, the focus of this advanced preview will be Mayor Eric Adams (D-New York).

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