Sunday, May 29, 2016

20th Annual Webby Awards

No, we weren’t invited to the party. But many serious and not-so-serious folks were. All award winners could give acceptance speeches, but only speeches with five or fewer words. If you noodle around here and have patience, you can hear Kim Kardashian West’s speech. As you might expect some of the content is a tad risqué.

On the serious side, you can find an award to Social Explorer for project Threat to Representation of Children and Non-Citizens, a report with interactive maps showing the potential impact of the Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott on redistricting. The case, decided after this report was issued, held that the “one person, one vote” principle permits a state to design its legislative districts based on total population, not just on voting population.


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