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This summer, a team of students is testing whether a database-driven, structured journalism model can work well on topics like urban policing and Uber.
How do you build an audience for a project tracking Americans killed by police? For The Guardian U.S.’ audience team, it’s a mix of community building, technology, and focused attention.
At the MIT Media Lab, teams of designers, developers and storytellers pulled stories from eight different data sets.
They’re everywhere: Tidbits of “data journalism” produced by companies looking for a viral boost. Your skepticism is warranted.
Journalists from rival outlets are pursuing the dream of “pluggable data,” partnering to build open-source tools to analyze California campaign finance and lobbying data.
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