Topic: “Data journalism”

Posted in Behind the News

AP investigation on dangerous dams sparks local reports

, by Patrick Maks

An extensive AP investigation into the condition of aging dams across the U.S. has been localized and echoed by member news organizations and customers. 

Posted in Industry Insights

A data journalism toolkit for all

, by Patrick Maks

At the Online News Association conference in New Orleans on Thursday, The Associated Press unveiled AP DataKit, a project management tool that will make it easier for newsrooms and journalists to collaborate on data-driven journalism. 

Posted in Behind the News

Data illuminates marijuana legalization impact

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano recounts how members of AP’s marijuana beat team created a first-of-its-kind national database of medical marijuana trends and revealed how the legalization of pot has often hurt medical marijuana users:

Posted in Behind the News

Collaborating to reveal what’s ‘Destined to Burn’

, by Patrick Maks

For the first time, AP is collaborating with the USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy and Media News on a two-part series, “Destined to Burn,” which examines the deadliest wildfire in California history and showcases the ability of news organizations to work together in the name of deep accountability journalism that matters.

Posted in Behind the News

Following the money in March Madness

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press became the first news organization to reveal just how big a business the NCAA college basketball tournament is, thanks to a recent collaboration between AP’s Sports and Data teams.

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