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A data journalist’s new year’s resolutions

To celebrate the new year, we’ve gathered experts from all over the world to put together a list of resolutions for 2018; things we, as data journalists, should stop or start doing, things we should create, technologies we should try. From top left, clockwise: Saleem Khan (JOVRNALISM and INVSTG8.net, Canada), Yuichi […]

What is the Pizza Capital of the US?

When it comes to restaurants, every US city has a unique identity. Austin, TX is renowned for its BBQ. New York City is densely packed with pizza-by-the-slice. San Francisco and LA compete on taqueria prestige. Using Google data, visualized by Google News Lab with design studio Polygraph, we can begin […]

A data journalist’s guide to sports data

The Winter Olympics 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea, are just a few weeks away, and the football world cup 2018 is not far off either. While many journalists around the world are preparing their coverage, we wonder: how do you get ready for these big sporting events? What’s the difference […]

Data Curious 2017 Year in Review: My favourite data stories, datasets and visualisations from last…

Data Curious 2017 Year in Review: My favourite data stories, datasets and visualisations from last year Hello again. I’m back from a lengthy Christmas holiday hiatus and ready to embrace the very best data-driven stories that 2018 has to offer. But first, a retrospective. Over eight months ago, I started a weekly […]

Holding the powerful accountable, using data

Insights on the state of investigative journalism in Brazil, Serbia and the USA From left to right: screenshots ofThe project Ctrl+X is a database that gathers lawsuits in which people, politicians or companies try to remove content from the internet and hide information from Brazilian audience. A Brazilian project denounces politicians […]