Shortlist

The most outstanding projects submitted to the Data Journalism Awards 2017 competition

Data visualisation of the year

Shortlisted projects

Fenced Out, The Washington Post, United States

Gun Deaths in America, FiveThirtyEight, United States

One Angry Bird, Periscopic, United States

The Rhymes Behind Hamilton, The Wall Street Journal, United States

Who supports Donald Trump? The new Republican center of gravity, Guardian, United States

 

 

Investigation of the year

Shortlisted projects

Fake News and False Flags: How the Pentagon paid a British PR firm $500 million, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, United Kingdom

Football Leaks, DER SPIEGEL / European Investigative Collaborations (EIC), Germany

Race Behind Bars, The New York Times, United States

The death of a prosecutor, 40,000 audio hearings, 2 years, a team and a news app, LA NACION DATA, Argentina

The Nauru files: cache of 2,000 leaked reports reveal scale of abuse of children…, Guardian Australia, Australia

The unlawful use of physical restraints in Norwegian psychiatric wards, VG, Norway

Unfounded, The Globe and Mail, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

News data app of the year

Shortlisted projects

Blue Feed, Red Feed, The Wall Street Journal, United States

Drone Warfare data explorer, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, United Kingdom

Electionland, ProPublica and The Electionland Coalition, United States

REM-F: City Efficiency Ranking (Ranking de Eficiência dos Municípios Folha), Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil

US Elections 2016 Results Tracker, Guardian US, United States

 

 

 

 

Data journalism website of the year

Shortlisted projects

Ctrl+X, Abraji – Brazilian Association for Investigative Journalism, Brazil

Currency Chaos, IndiaSpend, India

Data Journalism Pakistan, Internews Network, Pakistan

FiveThirtyEight.com, FiveThirtyEight, United States

Les Décodeurs, Le Monde, France

Open Data by SRF Data, SRF Data, Switzerland

PORTAFOLIO DATA, La Nación, Costa Rica

Postdata.club, Postdata.club,

Rutas del Conflicto, Rutas del Conflicto, Colombia

TeleGraphs, The Telegraph, The Telegraph, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chartbeat award for the best use of data in a breaking news story, within first 36 hours

Shortlisted projects

EU referendum: The result in maps and charts, BBC News Visual and Data journalism team, United Kingdom

Fact Check: Trump And Clinton Debate For The First Time, NPR / NPR Visuals & NPR Politics, United States

Live factchecking of the State of the Union Speech, La Nación, Costa Rica

 

 

Open data

Shortlisted projects

Analyzing 8 million data from public speed limit detectors radars, El Confidencial, Spain

Database of Assets of Serbian Politicians, Crime and Corruption Reporting Network – KRIK, Serbia

#MineAlert, Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism, South Africa

Pajhwok Afghan News, Afghanistan

ProPublica Data Store, ProPublica, United States

Researchers bet on mass medication to wipe out malaria in L Victoria Region, Nation Media Group, Kenya

 

 

Best individual portfolio

Shortlisted projects

Ashley Kirk, The Telegraph, United Kingdom

Carla Pedret, The exodus data project, United Kingdom

Derek Willis, ProPublica, United States

Doris Truong, Wall Street Journal, United States

Keith Collins, Quartz, United States

John Burn-Murdoch, Financial Times, United Kingdom

Julia Wolfe, Various, United States

Lena Groeger, ProPublica, United States

Mohammed Haddad, AJLabs for Al Jazeera, Qatar

Mona Chalabi, The Guardian, United States

Patrick Stotz, Spiegel Online, Germany

  

 

Best portfolio – Team

Shortlisted projects

Berliner Morgenpost Interactive team

Wall Street Journal Graphics team

El Confidencial data team

Sydney Morning Herald

 

  

Public choice

Shortlisted projects

1,000 gold medals, The Washington Post, United States

Analyzing 8 million data from public speed limit detectors radars, El Confidencial, Spain

Broken Homes – A record year of home demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem, AJLabs for Al Jazeera, Qatar

Fact-checking every Declaration of Assets and Incomes of the Spanish MPs, El Mundo, Spain

How do Chinese spokespersons of MFA answer questions?, The Beijing News, China

One Angry Bird, Periscopic, United States

Race Behind Bars, The New York Times, United States

Researchers bet on mass medication to wipe out malaria in L Victoria Region, Nation Media Group, Kenya

The Rhymes Behind Hamilton, The Wall Street Journal

Who supports Donald Trump? The new Republican center of gravity, Guardian US, United States

 

 

Small newsrooms (one or more winners)

Shortlisted projects

A caixa-preta dos sindicatos (THE BLACK BOX OF THE TRADE UNIONS), A Gazeta, Brazil

Crime in Context, The Marshall Project, United States

Foreign Investments Uncovered database, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, Macedonia

If you’re black, Tampa Bay Times, United States

Parrains2017, OuestMediaLab, France

 

 

 

 

Student and young data journalist of the year

Shortlisted projects

Reade Levinson for Protecting the Blue, Reuters, United States

Shadab Nazmi, India Today, India

Yaryna Serkez for portfolio, Ukraine

 

 

Watch the Data Journalism Awards 2017 Shortlist announcement 

 

 

 

The Global Editors Network and its jury members warmly thanks all of this year’s competitors for the outstanding quality of the project. 

 

 

 

 

But why a $1801 cash prize?

Because it’s in 1801 that the pie chart was allegedly created by William Playfair. Plus, we wanted a fun fact to joke about! Feel like knowing more about pie charts through history?

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