Китайский рыболовный флот

Топ-10 DDJ: Рыболовный флот Китая, квир-кинотеатр, ураган «Иэн» и протесты в Иране

Масштабы рыболовной деятельности Китая, квир-кино в Юго-Восточной Азии, франшизы ресторанов в США, протесты в Иране и проблемы социального жилья в Канаде – в нашем Топ-10 журналистики данных.

Data Journalism Top 10: China’s Fishing Fleet, Queer Cinema, Hurricane Ian, Iran Protests

China’s global fishing operation is prompting concerns about overfishing and destruction of marine life and ecosystems and The New York Times mapped its global reach. Our weekly NodeXL and human curation of the most popular data journalism stories on Twitter also highlights the queer cinema history in the Southeast Asian region, charted Hurricane Ian’s destructive path through the US, Iran’s protests for womens’ rights, and the social housing issues in Canada.

How to Expose Lies from the Skies Using Satellites and Drones

In a GIJC21 session on using maps and satellite imagery for investigations, three experts explained their approaches to analyzing satellite and drone images, and using open source tools. One of the innovative techniques described led to a Pulitzer Prize this year — for exposing China’s network of Muslim detention centers — while another exposed government deception about fires in the Amazon, and a third literally put a vulnerable community in Africa on the map.

Investigating Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon

In the 1990’s when Brazilian investigative journalist Kátia Brasil visited an Indigenous territory in the Amazon biome, the forest was “lush” and intact. But illegal gold mining has led to a surge of outsiders entering the area, and the results have been devastating. Two investigative teams, at Amazônia Real and Repórter Brasil, decided it was time to dig into this secretive industry, to find out who is behind the gold mining that is leaving a toxic scar across the region.

My Favorite Tools: Geo-Journalist Gustavo Faleiros

For our “My Favorite Tools” series, we spoke with Brazilian journalist Gustavo Faleiros, editor of environmental investigations at the Pulitzer Center where he leads the Rainforest Investigations Network (RIN), about mapping deforestation and using data to chart what is happening in global forests.