The California Watch is nominated got onto the Data Journalism Awards Shortlist with their serie Decoding PRIME. An interview with CW journalist Christina Jewett: ‘For Decoding Prime we looked at how one California hospital relied on aggressive Medicare billing to turn around the finances of struggling hospitals.’
The Conservation got on the Data Journalism Awards Shortlist with their article ‘Did Twitter censor Occupy Wall Street?’. An interview with Conversation journalist Jonathan Albright
With the data-application The 149 members of the 17th Berlin Parliament the Berliner Morgenpost got itself a nomination for a Data Journalism Award. An interview with Morgenpost journalist Julius Troger: ‘The application allows to discover the data in a dynamic and playful manner.’
With Our Future Selves News21 is nominated for an Data Journalism Award. An interview with News21 journalist Michael Keller: ‘We developed a frame — Our Future Selves — and wrote a four part interactive that uses data to walk people through the next forty years of their lives — across population changes, health concerns and finances.’
The Chicago Tribune is nominated for a Data Journalism Award with their ‘2011 Illinois school report cards’. An interview with Tribune journalist Brian Boyer: ‘We made the best resource for parents in Illinois to learn about the performance of the schools their children attend.’
TRAC FM provides radio stations in Africa with software and support to involve their listeners in reporting on failing government services through SMS. ‘Working in Uganda adds many challenges to the production process’, an interview with Wouter Dijkstra.
Who cracks six figures – or more – among Ontario’s civil servants? got The Globe and Mail on the Data Journalism Award Shortlist. An interview with Stuart Thompson:’Data journalism naturally dovetailed with my other interests in multimedia journalism and programming, but I’ve really committed myself to it over the last year.’
With their production on Milwaukees Empty Cradles, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal (JS Online) is nominated for an Data Journalism Award. “One hundred Milwaukee babies died last year before reaching their first birthdays. In some neighborhoods, the rate at which babies died was worse than the Gaza Strip.” An interview with Milwaukee JS journalists Emily Yount, Ben Poston and Crocker Stephenson.
With Operation Saga El Mundo got itself a Data Journalism Award nomination. Operation Saga reveals the corrupt culture at the SGAE, the main collecting society for songwriters, composers and music publishers in Spain. An interview with journalist David Alameda.
Internews/Nai data project Violence Against Journalists in Afghanistan is nominated for a Data Journalism Award. An interview with Nai journalist Abdul Mujeeb Khalvatgar: “Afghanistan is known for the war against terror; I hope that through this nomination people outside of Afghanistan see a different aspect of our country. “