MuckRock is a non-profit, collaborative news site that brings together journalists, researchers, activists, and regular citizens to request, analyze, and share government documents, making politics more transparent and democracies more informed. The site provides a repository of hundreds of thousands of pages of original government materials, information on how to file requests, and tools to make the requesting process easier. MuckRock staff and outside contributors also use these primary source documents to create original investigative reporting and analysis, including areas such as government spending, surveillance, and public safety.