Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the top data journalism tweets for Feb 27-Mar 5, per our NodeXL mapping: #NICAR17 readings (@albertocairo); fake news guide collaboration (@jwyg); US visa restrictions (@ddjournalism); statistics’ interactive viz (@BrownUniversity); Guardian’s 10-point guide to ddj (@smfrogers); & more.

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the top data journalism tweets for Feb 20-26, per our NodeXL mapping: risky extrapolation (@albertocairo); US Congress Facebook analysis (@pewresearch); keys to good data stories (@ddjournalism); data journalism’s potential (@jburnmurdoch); Venezuela minimum wage (@CamburYMedio); & more.

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the top data journalism tweets for Feb 13-19, per our NodeXL mapping: France’s capital of celibacy (@LeTelegramme); Ode to Hans Rosling (@ddjournalism); Portugal’s tax-free Madeira (@BR_Recherche); Love/hate pie charts (@storywithdata); Dutch ddj guide (@henkvaness); & more.

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the hottest data journalism tweets for Jan 30-Feb 5, per our NodeXL mapping: Visual Trumpery (@albertocairo); dataviz colour functions (@FastCoDesign); How to Lie with Statistics (@PenguinBooks); mapping 13m climate change tweets (@CarbonBrief); OpenStreetMap (@datenjournalist); & more.

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the hottest data journalism tweets for Jan 23-29, per our NodeXL mapping: 100 Years of infographics (@NatGeoMag); Trump’s wall size (@thetruesize); Women’s March (@womensmarch); journocoding (@journocode); dataset viz 25 ways (@flowingdata); dataviz stocktake (@eagereyes); & more.

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the hottest data journalism tweets for Jan 16-22, per our NodeXL mapping: dataviz catalog (@flowingdata); Inaugurations compared (@pewresearch); big data & polls (@ddjournalism); Hispanics in America (@UniNoticias); Le Monde data (@decodeurs); Obama’s record (@nytimes); & more.

Exposing the Cost of Police Misconduct in Chicago

In researching Settling for Misconduct, a story on settlements and judgments of police misconduct, the Chicago Reporter had to account for details from hundreds of county and federal court filings, identify thousands of officers named in civil complaints, tally hundreds of millions of dollars in monetary awards and input all these data in a proper database. They also had to build a slick web app to present the data to the public. Here is how they did it.

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

Here are the hottest data journalism tweets for Jan 9-15, per our NodeXL mapping: DIY graphs (@nytgraphics); identifying megaregions (@undertheraedar); data reporting (@albertocairo); dataviz without data (@ddjournalism); colorizing images (@waseda_univ); Swiss climate shifts (@duc_qn); & more.

GIJN Member Civio: Fighting for Transparency in Spain

Access to public information, accountability and participatory democracy may have been a reality in many countries for some time — but in Spain they sounded like a utopia. Entrepreneur Jacobo Elosua and computer technician David Cabo decided that this had to change. Their brainchild, Civio, was just recognized with the Gabriel Garcia Marquez award in innovative journalism for its Medicamentalia investigation.