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What is the state of philanthropy in India? Why are girls dropping out from certain schools at higher rates? How India Lives looks for the answers to these types of questions other organizations have, in publicly available data.
“I was not satisfied with covering low-income communities for a higher-income audience. I wanted to cover issues for and with low-income news consumers.”
The Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab’s podcast player for the mobile web lets you listen to a show without using a podcast app, and get phone notifications that point you to links and graphics at relevant points in the story as the audio plays.
VR, AR, a podcast, messaging apps, Snapchat shows, voice devices, Uber rides, and more.
Data-driven news stories produced by members of the European Data Journalism Network are translated into English, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Spanish and then made available for free to all partner and non-partner news organizations.
Volt started as a passion project, rode a wave of interest in Brazil for better online data stories, and today builds data-based stories and reports for a wide array of Brazilian organizations from legacy newsrooms to ad agencies.
Fintech company Thinknum has lots of interesting data to sell access to. Now it wants to build public-facing stories out of it.
The Bristol Cable now has a solid stable of members who can be involved in every stage — from pitching story ideas to assisting in investigations to delivering the quarterly print paper.
“These days we have all these conversations about policy and immigration where data comes up, and it’s amazing how much plain text is still used to explain these ideas.”
“Our findings challenge the widespread notion that [data-driven journalism] ‘revolutionizes’ journalism.”