One of our most recent works, “How Americans Die,” is an instance of what we call a “dataview.” The impetus behind dataview was a hope to provide clear and concise storytelling, while giving the supporting data more prominence and explorability.
“Behind the Bloodshed: The Untold Story of America’s Mass Killings,” is a collaboration between the database team at USA Today and Gannett Digital’s interactive applications and design teams. We chatted with Anthony DeBarros of Gannett Digital, with input from colleagues Juan Thomassie and Destin Frasier, on how the project came together.
The Guardian’s Gabriel Dance and Feilding Cage break down their process, from storyboards and video production to major design changes and development challenges.
New Scientist’s Peter Aldhous and NPR’s Chris Amico break down the data, mapping, and interface details of their collaboration on Your Warming World.
In a Q&A with Source’s Erika Owens, the team behind For Amusement Only explains how it was done.
Lots of opportunities for learning: events in Philadelphia and Vienna as well as fellowship programs taking applications now.
The Daily Emerald’s Ivar Vong breaks down a homepage takeover experiment.
New year and lots of event planning underway. Plus, we’re entering awards entry season: the IRE deadline is this Friday.
Reporters, designers, developers, and editors who worked on the NYT’s Snow Fall explain how they pulled it off.
Last month, ProPublica launched the Living Apart series with an investigation into the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and an interactive map showing the migration of African Americans from 1890-2010.
How the Washington Post’s development team cleaned the data and built an app to support a 15-month investigation into DC homicide cases.