GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Data Feminism, Blockchain for Investigations, Train Speeds, EU DataViz Conference

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from April 15 to 21 finds an informative interactive tool about the health of our generation by @srfdata, a piece by academic @wsaqaf explaining how journalism can utilize blockchain for investigations, data visualization teaching materials by @R_Graph_Gallery, and a book draft on data feminism by @kanarinka and @laurenfklein.

A Program That Turns Doctors into Muckrakers

A new kind of journalism school is turning subject-matter specialists into investigative reporters. The University of Toronto has now trained 17 doctors and health professionals along with 58 other specialists to work as journalists, some of whom have quickly become award-winning reporters.

Research Desk: Nuclear, Health Databases, New Int’l Reports

Time for a new collection of resources and research reports. Today’s roundup features two online databases — one on nuclear reactors, the other on health — and the latest international research reports from Brussels, London, and Washington. Global Health Facts from the Kaiser Family Foundation is an organized and frequently updated collection of browsable and searchable data.