What if all news really was local? Journalists can drop datacle tags into their articles that will display data from databases based on characteristics of the reader. For example, in article about a congressional bill can tell the reader how their congressperson voted.

Here's an example modifying this New York Times article:

In a rare moment of bipartisan agreement between the White House and Congress on a major national security issue, the House passed legislation on Thursday that aims to end the National Security Agency’s bulk phone records program that had prompted intense domestic debate about privacy and civil liberties. Congressperson {{local.congress113.name}} voted {{local.congress113.rollcall230}}.

Here's what it would show to a reader in Cambridge, MA (as determined by the reader's phone's geolocation or IP address):

In a rare moment of bipartisan agreement between the White House and Congress on a major national security issue, the House passed legislation on Thursday that aims to end the National Security Agency’s bulk phone records program that had prompted intense domestic debate about privacy and civil liberties. Congressperson Michael E. Capuano (D) voted no.

Team: Matt Terenzio @mterenzio Gregory Galant @gregory Nicole Dominguez @sodevious

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