Top Ten #ddj: This Week’s Top Data Journalism

What’s the #ddj community tweeting about? Our NodeXL mapping from May 22 to 28 includes what it’s like to code as a journalist from @CJR, artists and designers visualizing Google search data from @FastCoDesign, the Data Journalism Awards 2017 shortlist from @mberzosa and Austria’s changing job market from @derStandardat.

Can We Make Algorithms More Accountable?

At the recent European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest conference, Nicholas Diakopoulos spoke about the emergence of algorithmic accountability reporting, and how it applies the core journalistic functions of watchdogging and investigative reporting to algorithms.

How Not To Be Wrong

While your story can be true, it might be wrong. That’s what New York Times data journalist Robert Gebeloff explained at the recent European Investigative Journalism Conference & Dataharvest. Check out some of Gebleoff’s tips, and a data journalism checklist.