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When the Mexican digital news site Animal Politico obtained previously classified government documents on drug cartels, it wanted to figure out the best way to unleash the “great potential” of the data.
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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