Things You Made, May 9

Interactive features, project breakdowns, and best practices

All the President’s Guests (Politico)

SRCCON Tickets Alert

SRCCON is coming to Minneapolis, Minnesota this year, Aug. 3–4. Sign up by noon ET tomorrow (May 10) for the ticket lottery—we’d love to see you there. Along with lottery info, you’ll find details on scholarships and child care on the SRCCON site.

Send Your Security Week Pitches

We’re looking to publish more about security issues related to journalism + code, both on a rolling basis and for an upcoming Security Week coming to Source in June. Please send in your pitches for and questions about security-related pieces to source@opennews.org. (Guidelines + pay rates)

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.

All the President’s Guests

(Politico, May 9, 2017)
Data on White House visitors, compiled and brought to life in an interactive database and accompanying writeup.

French Election Results: Macron’s Victory in Charts

The elusive Sankey chart makes an appearance in the French election.

Dare to Speak Up?

(India Currents, May 2, 2017)
Reported using data from ProPublica’s Documenting Hate project.

New Orleans Airbnb Tracker

(The Lens, continually updated)
Mapping the licenses filed and approved to run an Airbnb, under new NOLA law.

Tyler’s Traffic is as Awful as You Think

(Tyler Loop, May 8, 2017)
Understanding a small city with big-city traffic.

The Cost of Cuts

(Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, May 5, 2017)
The tax revenue that goes uncollected, and what it adds up to.

Essential Reading

What ProPublica’s journalism looks like in Trump’s America. How to sign up for #CARstudyhall. A reminder that small tools, shared with all, are awesome. “All your keystrokes are live”: how the NYTimes beat the House in tallying the health care vote. A place to hear underwater sounds, because being a person on land is hard.

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