A light round of elections were held this week in the US, giving news developers an opportunity to outdo their usual coverage. We’ve rounded up a few highlights.
Jacob Harris on the challenges of reporting and calling elections and the making of the NYT’s chart of minute-by-minute Virginia governor’s race reporting action.
Knight Lab executive director Miranda Mulligan talks about five awesome things from the tech-in-news world from 2012.
Jacob Harris breaks down the data, the code choices, and the rationales behind the NYT’s results loader for the US 2012 elections.
How the Mother Jones nerd desk whipped up a multi-layered map of verified incidents of voter suppression for the 2012 US elections.
Mike Bostock explains how he and Shan Carter created the 512 Paths interactive feature, from early sketches to complete implementation.