TruthOut switches to Drupal

The invaluable news service, TruthOut recently switched to Drupal. They made elegant use of Drupal flexible theming, taxonomy, and content type systems to present a massive collection of new reports in an easy to navigate and attractive format. TruthOut works to broaden and diversify the political discussion by introducing independent voices and focusing on undercovered issues and unconventional thinking.

Harnessing the ever-expanding power of the Internet, they work to spread reliable information, peaceful thought and progressive ideas throughout the world. TruthOut is devoted to the principles of equality, democracy, human rights, accountability and social justice. They believe ardently in the power of free speech, and understand that democratic journalism can make the world a better place for all of us.

Federal Communications Commission switches to Drupal

On September 22nd, 2010, Steven VanRoekel, the managing director of the Federal Communications Commission, announced that the FCC is switching to Drupal.

"Today, I'm happy to announce that this agency will be rebuilding FCC.gov using Drupal. This decision is a significant step towards modernizing our own underlying online infrastructure -- a key stage in redesigning and rebuilding FCC.gov.

Worldwatch Institute uses Drupal

Worldwatch Institute delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs. Worldwatch focuses on the 21st-century challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, and poverty by developing and disseminating solid data and innovative strategies for achieving a sustainable society.

http://www.worldwatch.org

Drupal 7 Released

The Drupal community has announced the release of Drupal 7, featuring the latest Web technologies and improvements to the user experience, including easier administration, update management, accessibility, and content creation.

Drupal 7 is already in production use by many sites, such as Examiner.com which is among the top 100 sites in the United States. New Drupal 7 features such as the field API, pluggable storage and cache enable high performance and scalability, while the new unit testing framework ensures a stability.