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.
Coding as a Journalist
In the first in a series of interviews with those practicing visual journalism, David Yanofsky, a reporter at Quartz, shares insights about his recent visualization efforts and where he gets inspiration for story ideas.
— Alberto Cairo (@albertocairo) May 23, 2017
Pretty Cool: Artists and Google Search Data
Google News Lab is inviting artists and designers to dig into its massive trove of data about what the world Googles.
— steve knight (@snknight) May 29, 2017
Data Journalism Awards Shortlist
Winners will be announced on June 22 at the 7th Global Editors Network Summit in Vienna. Categories include Data Visualization of the Year, Investigation of the Year and Open Data.
— Millán I. Berzosa (@mberzosa) May 23, 2017
Where the Jobs Are
Der Standard’s analysis of Austria’s census surveys in 2001 and 2014 shows jobs are mostly created in larger urban areas while rural areas experience brain drain.
— Gerald Gartner (@gerald_gartner) May 25, 2017
How Not To Be Wrong
Your story can be mathematically true but incorrect in context or explanation. This six-point checklist by The New York Times’ Robert Gebeloff will help ensure your data journalism project is not half true or wrong.
— Meghan Hoyer (@MeghanHoyer) May 31, 2017
A new R package allows users to interface with the US Census Bureau’s decennial Census and five-year American Community APIs and return tidyverse-ready data frames.
— Kyle Walker (@kyle_e_walker) May 22, 2017
Money Map: Bitcoining it in Real Time
Imperial College London maps in real time the volume and location of bitcoin transactions across 64 screens.
— Holition (@Holition) May 25, 2017
Facebook Friends and Right-Wing Networks
Analysis of the Facebook connections of right-wing movements, politicians and the media in Europe reveals overlaps.
— Gerald Gartner (@gerald_gartner) May 24, 2017
US Presidential Election Map
Results mapped at a county level showing the candidate with the largest vote share in each area for 2016.
weird to think that both of these maps represent the same thing pic.twitter.com/c23d95PKVR
— Nick Veronica (@NickVeronica) May 11, 2017
Game On: FC Köln’s Season Matches
Check out the interactive data on FC Köln’s 2016/17 season’s matches including the goals, concedes, points and cards.