Things You Made, July 6

Interactive features, project breakdowns, and best practices


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What You’ve Been Making

A roundup of journalism and code projects from the last few weeks, with a little extra attention to pieces coming from newsrooms away from the US coasts and largest newsrooms.

Doctors Raked in Cash to Push Fentanyl as N.J. Death Rate Soared

(NJ.com, July 3, 2017)
How fentanyl flows in New Jersey.

Monsanto, Seed-Corn Companies Continue Using Contractors Despite Migrant Labor Abuse Allegations

(IowaWatch.org, July 3, 2017)
Findings from a two-year investigation by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting.

Reckon by AL.com

(AL.com, ongoing)
Original reporting, plus space for conversation, built on Facebook.

What Cops Know

(Chicago Magazine, June 26, 2017)
An oral history collage from Chicago cops.

Oregon Hired a Company to Paint the Ross Island Bridge Without Knowing its Safety Record. Then a Worker Fell.

(The Oregonian, July 6, 2017)
Investigating employee safety records, when the state doesn’t.

California Far From Solutions as Salton Sea Crisis Looms

(Desert Sun, June 10, 2017)
A detailed timeline of a slow-motion crisis.

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