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The elusive case of police officer-involved homicides data

Significant data gaps have made it difficult to report on police-involved killings. But now public outcry has exposed the data’s alarming incompleteness.


A handy initiative for open data in Nepal

Nikesh Balami explains how Nepali journalists, policymakers and CSOs would benefit from an Open Data Handbook in Nepali.



R Interface to the Federal Reserve Economic Data API.


An open source network visualization and analysis tool for non-tech users.

rssFeatured Projects


Illuminating 2016: Helping journalists cover social media in the presidential campaign

Using computational journalism to overcome Election 2016 information overload.


Rio Olympics 2016 Search Trends: What is the world Googling?

A look at how Google Trends used search data to report on the Olympics.

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Contentious Data will bring together scholars and practitioners to explore the politics of big data from the perspective of activism and civil society.

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2016 ONA Conference and Online Journalism Awards Banquet (Denver, USA)

ONA16 brings together the best of digital media to network and share innovative ideas.

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