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Data Journalism Top 10: Secret Tax Files, India’s Faltering Vaccines, Western Drought, Argentina’s News Deserts, The Gambia’s Toxic Water

Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from June 7 to 13, which tracks the most popular data journalism stories on Twitter each week, focused in on this major investigation by ProPublica, which offers an unprecedented look inside the financial lives of US billionaires. In this edition, we also feature a detailed look at India’s faltering vaccination campaign, a data project exploring Argentina’s news deserts, and an investigation of The Gambia’s water paradox.

12 Tips to Make Data Come Alive in Radio Reporting

Without a primary visual medium, radio reporting has trailed other media formats in data journalism. But creative data solutions for radio are emerging — and experts shared a dozen tips to help radio reporters broaden their storytelling repertoires, populate digital versions of their stories with data, and empower listeners to visualize without visuals.

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: Apartheid Architecture, Night Trains, Conflict Reporting, LGBTQ & Refugee Vaccines

Would you board a night train instead of a plane in order to help protect the environment? European policymakers hope more and more citizens will do so. Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from May 3 to 9, found an article by Bloomberg analyzing a plan to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions by rolling out more cross-border rail lines. In this edition, we also feature a multimedia project looking at an architectural phenomenon linked to apartheid in South Africa, a Washington Post story about the true toll of the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico City, and a guide on using data in conflict reporting.