NYT Maps Impact of Roe Abortion Ruling

Data Journalism Top 10: Abortion Ban Burdens, China Surveillance, Heat Wave Threats, and Russia’s Degraded Army

This week’s Top 10 in Data Journalism looks at the impact of the Dobbs US Supreme Court ruling on travel time for women seeking an abortion in the US, China’s intensifying surveillance on its population, the impact of heat waves on fragile populations in Germany, the state of the Russian army after four months of war, and the gender inequity in speeches in the Zurich Parliament. 

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Top 5 Surveillance Investigations of 2021

Investigative journalists went all out last year in covering surveillance issues. From a deep-dive into the dark side of pandemic tech in Singapore’s techno-utopia to an in-depth look at how schools are spending thousands on unreliable “aggression detectors” in the name of student safety, global reporters have been holding Big Tech accountable for its role in fueling authoritarianism worldwide.