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17 projects will receive a total of $3.2 million to track police misconduct, improve the FOIA process, and more.
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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.
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Apple’s new wearable may or may not be a big hit. But either way, it’s a harbinger of a new class of truly personal devices whose users will demand customized experiences. News companies aren’t ready to provide them.
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At the MIT Media Lab, teams of designers, developers and storytellers pulled stories from eight different data sets.
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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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They drive huge engagement and otherworldly pageviews. From internal analytics to a flexible CMS, the recent quiz boom provide a useful peek into how BuzzFeed sees itself as a platform.
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A new paper out of MIT’s Center for Civic Media uses Media Cloud and other tools to map how the story of Trayvon Martin’s death was told — and evolved. Caroline O'Donovan
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