She said, He Said (SSHS) a Knight Foundation Prototype project, helps make legislators accessible and accountable to their constituents by providing a per-legislator video and audio clip library from state legislature broadcast recordings. The Open Media Foundation (OMF) in partnership with the Colorado State Legislature creates and archives video recordings of all House of Representatives and Senate sessions. These videos contain the daily work of Colorado representatives, candid documentation of their stances and effectiveness. Enter a representative, bill number or address above to get started.
SSHS leverages cutting edge statistical audio analysis to find speakers in longer archival clips. OMF built an identification toolkit available on Github. These tools are not 100% accurate. We are counting on you to help identify faulty clips.
SSHS was steered by a series of user centered design focus groups. Here are the responses that lead us in the current direction. A huge thank you goes to everyone that participated.