This Week’s Top Ten in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from October 9 to 15 has @RTSinfo looking into flight sharing platform @Wingly_UK, while @srfdata finds millions of fake @instagram followers, @jwyg charts the growth of all Internet sites, and @nytimes collaborates with @AmstatNews to promote critical thinking and data literacy.

This Week’s Top Ten in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from October 2 to 8 has @source’s overview of two years of mass shooting visualizations in the US, @merbroussard’s callout for information to future-proof data stories and @paulbradshaw shares his four favorite computational thinking examples from @DailyMirror, @puddingviz, @BuzzFeed and @washingtonpost.

This Week’s Top Ten in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from September 25 to October 1 has @FT mapping the route in a day of a London Uber driver, #NICAR18 registration opening up, @Lattif charting Africa’s internet shutdowns using @atlascharts and loads of German election data visualizations.

This Week’s Top Ten in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from Sept. 18 to 24 features Wikipedia of Data Visualization, the State of Data Journalism, Dear Data Postcard Kit, and German election data.

Behind the First Arab Data Journalists’ Network

In 2012, Amr Eleraqi launched a data visualization website to introduce the concept of data visualization to the Arabic-speaking world. Earlier this year, Eleraqi and team of nine launched the first Arab Data Journalists’ Network. Here’s how the group plans on changing the data journalism scene in the region.

Data Journalism’s Top Ten

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from Sept 11 to 17 has @puntofisso using machine learning to map the average face of British politicians, @AftertheFloodco creating a font that turns numbers into sparklines, and @datassist listing seven deadly sins in statistical analysis.

Data Journalism’s Top Ten

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from Sept 4 to 10 has @FastCoDesign bringing the #EndtheRainbow argument to the fore, @puddingviz analyzing driving times to abortion clinics in the US and @nsuwatch dissecting a trial involving a German terrorist organization by the numbers.

Data Journalism’s Top Ten

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from August 28 to Sept 3 has the most amusing memes you’ll read all day from  @xocasgv, a trip with @stuartathompson to the New York Times’ morgue to discover fascinating graphics from the 50s and 60s and crowdsourcing flooded roads by @HoustonChron.

Data Journalism’s Top Ten

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from August 21 to 27 has useful digital forensics tools from @bellingcat, mathematician Cathy O’Neil warning us about blind faith in big data and an analysis of Delhi’s insane dowry demands by @htTweets.

Top Ten Developments in Data Visualization This Year

Data visualization specialist Andy Kirk took a look at the most significant developments in the field so far this year and found the rise of the datagif, impressive work at the Hindustan Times and some beauties over at Periscopic. Here’s his top ten list in data visualization from January to June 2017.