Things You Made, Sept 13
Interactive features, best practices, and updates from OpenNews
Hello to You
Are you at ONA? Say hi to Erika Owens, OpenNews director, who’s in your midst. Also check out these Source project writeups of awards nominees: Bundyville; the Uber Game.
Source via Voice
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What You’ve Been Making
A roundup of journalism and code projects from the last few weeks—projects you may have missed while inundated by breaking news from all corners.
Building Katie’s New Face
(National Geographic, Sept 2018)
A fascinating rendering of the journey to Katie Stubblefield’s new face, at the Cleveland Clinic.
The Secret Drug Pricing System Middlemen Use to Rake in Millions
(Bloomberg, Sept 11, 2018)
An analysis of pricing data for nearly a hundred bestselling drugs, and what it means for markups.
Elder abuse in R.I.: Reported attacks on the rise, yet most perpetrators avoid prison
(Providence Journal, Aug 24, 2018)
A year-long investigation by a team of Brown University students.
The definitive guide to the kings and queens of the courts
(Los Angeles Times, Sept 4, 2018)
In tennis, ruling not just a game but a surface.
We Were So Glad We Read These
A beautiful comic about what happens when the web’s spaces disappear. This project on queer rights + midterm elections in the U.S. How WhatsApp destroyed a village. The entire history of Kickstarter projects by city. The Texas Tribune’s strategic plan. What to actually do with a sandbag.
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