Things You Made: Clergy, Walls, Shell Games

New journalism code projects, plus updates from OpenNews

Things on Source Recently

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Things You Made

We’re always on the lookout for new work and things we can learn from each other. This week, we’ve collected projects that involve the navigation of labyrinthine systems.

Catholic Clergy Abuse

(Wisconsin Watch, ongoing) A watchdog series that takes on the unfolding crisis of abuse within the Catholic church.

ICE arrests 90 more students at fake university in Michigan

(Detroit Free Press, Nov 27, 2019) The Free Press has been doggedly reporting on students ensnared by a fake university set up by federal agents.

Trump Has Built a Wall of Bureaucracy to Keep Out the Very Immigrants He Says He Wants

(Mother Jones/Reveal, Dec 2, 2019) Sinduja Rangarajan reports on the H–1B visa program, in this data-rich collaboration with Reveal.

Property-Tax Shell Game

(Chicago Sun-Times, Nov 19, 219) The Sun-Times untangles the loopholes and lies that led to ongoing property tax fraud.

Even More Things

A user research workflow to use, from the Whereby.us team. How journalists created the Patreon-backed Baltimore Beat. A comics explainer for the 2020 Census. Two City Bureau fellows on why they chose to center community voices in their award-nominated audio/photo essay.

Jobs & Things

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