Satellite imagery of the Amazon forest

Journalists’ Guide to Using AI and Satellite Imagery for Storytelling

Satellite imagery provides information that can enhance the ability to write compelling narratives about the state of our planet, cutting across multiple beats. But such a tool tends to be complex and out of the reach for many journalists, so this guide offers a process that reporters interested in covering the climate crisis can use for story projects.

Data Journalism Top 10: Fading Immunity, Women Losing Work, Myanmar Murders, Teen Pregnancy, Britain’s Wealth Gap

Tracking some of the most popular data journalism stories on Twitter from August 23 to 29, we found a thread by Financial Times journalist John Burn-Murdoch exploring what we know so far about the long-term effects of immunizations, a look into the pandemic’s impact on the global female workforce by The Washington Post, and an investigation into teen pregnancies in Peru by OjoPúblico.

डेटा और विजुअल जर्नलिज्म के इन विशेष प्रोजेक्ट के कारण आसान हुई कोविड महामारी की व्याख्या

कोविड-19 ने अंततः यह जता दिया है कि डेटा विश्लेषण कभी भी जुनून नहीं रहा है, लेकिन 21वीं सदी की पत्रकारिता के लिए यह एक मूलभूत आवश्यकता जरूर बन गया है। इस अर्थ में, कोविड महामारी ने मीडिया और उन पत्रकारों को निखारा है, जिन्होंने पिछले एक दशक में तथ्यों को लगातार पेश करने के अपने तरीके को मजबूत किया है।

Data Journalism Top 10: COVID’s Psychic Numbing, Disappearing Glaciers, Chemical Weapons, Homeschooling Fatigue, Basketball’s Three-Pointers

Homeschooling has presented many challenges to parents and legal guardians of children around the world, with many dissatisfied with the online learning experience. Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from April 26 to May 2 found a piece by Voxeurop highlighting that most people in Europe aren’t keen on their kids continuing to study remotely even if provided with the necessary materials and support. In this edition, we also feature an interactive project by the Guardian exploring disappearing glaciers, a look at Stephen Curry’s remarkable basketball records by The Washington Post, and an archive of publications using data sonification to tell stories.