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Mapping Migrant Deaths in Singapore

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Data Journalism Top 10: Migrant Deaths, Alps Skiing, Ukraine’s Outages, Deadly Deer

Our weekly NodeXL and human curation of the most popular data journalism stories looks at mapping migrant deaths in Singapore, tracking Russian airstrikes and Ukraine power outages, “authorized deforestation” in Mali and Côte D’Ivoire, and analysis of the best value when skiing in Switzerland.

Data Journalism

Data Journalism Top 10: Snowless Winter Olympics, Food’s Carbon Footprint, Illegal Mining

Our weekly NodeXL curation of the most popular data journalism stories on Twitter features several climate change-related stories: snowless Winter Olympics, a look at the carbon footprint of popular food, how the world’s largest beef producer is fueling deforestation in the Amazon, and a Climate Promise Detector project reviewing the stance of presidential candidates on climate change in Costa Rica.

News & Analysis

Editor’s Pick: 2021’s Best Investigative and Data Stories from Turkey

The Turkish press is enduring a period when the most basic journalism practices are hindered due to the state of emergency, the pandemic, and other issues. Despite this, GIJN Turkish found several praiseworthy stories produced by independent journalists this past year. Here we highlight eight stories chosen for their significance, public interest, their use of investigative tools, data sources and techniques, and their commitment to social accountability.

Reporting Tools & Tips

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.