Data Journalism Top 10: China’s Gene Data, Norway’s Terror, India’s Sugar, Space Tourism

Ten years ago, terror attacks in Norway claimed the lives of 77 people and seriously injured at least 40. Our NodeXL mapping from July 5 to 11 found an interactive timeline piece by Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang telling the story of a tragic event that impacted an entire nation. In this edition, we also feature an investigation by Reuters into a Chinese company harvesting genetic data from pregnant women, a series on gun violence in Chicago by The Trace, and a look at “silent” Russian politicians by IStories.

Data Journalism Top 10: Hot Dogs, Ransomware, Earth’s Hottest Places, Miami Building Collapse, Bezos Empire

High vaccination rates in some parts of the world are helping to curb the spread of COVID-19 and allowing communities to resume normal life. But vaccinations can also give a false sense of security, with new variants threatening to prolong the pandemic. Our NodeXL mapping from June 28 to July 4, found Portuguese newspaper Público creating a tool to help readers find out what activities they can do after getting the vaccine at minimal risk. In this edition, we also take a look at a piece examining forest fires in Mexico, an analysis of the worst cyberattacks by Bloomberg, and a lively data-driven essay on same-gender lyrics by The Pudding.

Cómo las salas de redacción sin fines de lucro fueron pioneras en cubrir a profundidad temas de salud

Cuando la pandemia de COVID-19 empezó, los editores se apresuraron a reunir equipos para cubrir la crisis. Un paso adelante estaban los medios que ya se dedicaban a investigar la salud como un tema que sabía cómo generar y construir redes de expertos en salud pública y vacunas y, lo que es más importante, cómo investigar tanto la ciencia como la política detrás de la respuesta a la pandemia.

वर्ल्ड बैंक कोविड-19 महामारी से निपटने के लिए कितना पैसा किस-किस को दे रहा है

विश्व बैंक की कई परियोजनाएं हैं। हालांकि, ज्यादातर मामलों में यह गाइड “कोविड -19 फास्ट-ट्रैक सुविधा” से संबंधित है, जो मुख्य रूप से महामारी से निपटने के लिए आवश्यक खरीदारी की समर्थन देता है। इस परियोजना में लगभग 75 देश शामिल हैं।

विश्व बैंक के पास कोविड -19 इकोनॉमिक क्राइसिस एंड रिकवरी डेवलपमेंट पॉलिसी फाइनेंसिंग नामक एक अन्य परियोजना है। इससे 70 देशों को सहायता प्राप्त हो रही है। उनमें से कई फास्ट-ट्रैक प्रोग्राम से भी लाभान्वित होते हैं। इस परियोजना का पैसा मुख्य रूप से आर्थिक विकास के लिए है। उदाहरण के लिए, सरकारी परियोजनाओं का समर्थन करना या निजी क्षेत्र के निवेश को प्रोत्साहित करना।

Investigating Femicide: A GIJN Guide

Femicide — the intentional murder of women because they are women — is a global problem. According to the UN’s latest estimates, 50,000 women and girls are killed each year by intimate partners or other family members. GIJN’s latest resource aims to help journalists understand what femicide is, find and understand the data available, and suggest which experts to interview.

How Nonprofit Newsrooms Pioneered In-Depth Healthcare Coverage Before the Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold last year, editors scrambled to rapidly assemble teams to cover the crisis. Steps ahead were the outlets already dedicated to investigating health as a subject who knew how to source and build networks of public health and vaccine experts, and crucially, how to investigate both the science and the politics behind the pandemic response.