Things You Made, February 27
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Things You Made
Recent projects and pieces that you may have missed in the deluge of coverage of recent school shootings and US politics, with emphasis on things coming from smaller and non-coastal newsrooms.
(WBEZ, Feb 12, 2018)
City data shows how winter parking regulations are selectively (unfairly) enforced.
(Marshall Project, Feb 15, 2018)
How “safekeepers” are anything but safe, despite laws aimed at protecting them.
(Reveal, Feb 15, 2018)
A yearlong investigation based on 31 million records.
Missouri Fought For Years To Hide Where It Got Its Execution Drugs. Now We Know What They Were Hiding
(Buzzfeed, Feb 20, 2018)
The result of a painstaking, in-depth investigation.
In Shadow of San Andreas Fault, Hundreds of Inland Empire Buildings Face Collapse in Huge Earthquake
(Los Angeles Times, Feb 9, 2018)
Explains how earthquakes affect the built environment, right down to the bricks.
Sankey, but map-y.
(Albuquerque Journal, June 3, 2017)
We missed this one the first time around, but it was recently highlighted by the excellent Migratory Notes newsletter.
We Were So Glad We Read These
When a map leads abortion-seekers astray. A scholarly approach to voicemail archives. A reporting recipe, for local data. A project to preserve podcasts. Mapping prejudice in Minneapolis. How a river became a war zone.
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