Laura Laderman is a data analyst at Measure of America, a project of the Social Science Research Council. She performs quantitative analysis and creates data visualizations with a focus on mapping and geospatial applications. Follow her on Twitter @liladerm.
Laura’s work on Source
Articles by Laura
How We Reported on Gunshot Victims’ Access to Trauma Care
We mapped 12,000 gunshots to reveal a hole in New York City’s trauma system, and other newsrooms can do the same in their areas.Posted on
Using data on the more than 12,000 shootings recorded by the NYPD in a 9-year-period, we mapped shootings relative to trauma centers and looked at the relationship between fatality and distance to a trauma center. We also looked at how the number of ICU beds in trauma centers nearby victims affected fatality.
Working Together 101: How Academics & Journalists Can Collaborate
Reporting back from our SRCCON 2018 session, and introducing a new handbook projectPosted on
When academics and journalists collaborate, they can combine their skills to tackle complex questions and communicate the answers in ways that can have a huge impact on society.