DJA 2016 Shortlist

Data Journalism Awards 2016 Shortlist

 Here is the full Shortlist for the DJA 2016 competition.

1. Data Visualisation of the Year (Large Newsroom) [link]

- Clear signs of mobile surveillance in Oslo, despite denial from Police Security Service (Aftenposten, Norway)  [link]  
- Meet Thomas Drake (AJ+, United States) [link]    
- How Red Meat Joined the 478 Other Things That Might Give You Cancer (Bloomberg Graphics, United States) [link] 
- Spies In The Skies (BuzzFeed News, United States) [link]
- 144 Stories - Remembering lives lost in the Peshawar school attack (Dawn Media Group, Pakistan) [link]
- Fideicomisos (El Universal, Mexico) [link]
- Watch how a presidential motorcade can double a neighborhood’s traffic in an instant (Quartz, United States) [link]
- Build a New St. Louis (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, United States) [link]    
- Is the Nasdaq in Another Bubble? (The Wall Street Journal, United States) [link]

2. Data Visualisation of the Year (Small Newsroom) [link]

- 800,000 (93 metros for El Español, Spain) [link] 
- Histography (Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Israel) [link]    
- Shipmap.org (Kiln for UCL, United Kingdom) [link]    
- Film Dialogue for 2,000 Screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age (Polygraph, United States) [link]    

3. Investigation of the Year (Large Newsroom) [link]

- The Panama Papers: Politicians, Criminals and the Rogue Industry That Hides Their Cash (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) - Süddeutsche Zeitung - The Guardian - Le Monde and more than 100 other media partners, globally) [link]
- The Tennis Racket (BuzzFeed News, United States) [link]        
- A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World (FiveThirtyEight, United States) [link]   
- What Does Gun Violence Really Cost? (Mother Jones, United States) [link]
- Failure Factories (Tampa Bay Times, United States) [link]
- Homan Square (The Guardian US, United States) [link]   

4. Investigation of the Year (Small Newsroom) [link]

- Femicide map in Turkey (Ceyda Ulukaya, Turkey) [link]  
- Medicamentalia.org - A journalistic investigation into access to medicines around the world (Civio Foundation, Spain) [link]
- The Heritage of Evo's Cabinet (El Deber newspaper, Bolivia) [link]
- Candidates and Millions (Ojo-Publico.com, Peru) [link]   
- The private firms tracking terror targets at the heart of US drone wars (The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, United Kingdom) [link]

5. News Data App of the Year (Large Newsroom) [link]

- How equal are you? (BBC News Visual Journalism, United Kingdom) [link]
- Berlin’s new skyline (Berliner Morgenpost, Germany) [link]
- What Would It Take To Swing the Election? (FiveThirtyEight, United States) [link]      
- Gun deaths in your district: what have your elected representatives done? (Guardian US, United States) [link]
- The Color of Debt: The Black Neighborhoods Where Collection Suits Hit Hardest (ProPublica, United States) [link]    
- How Fed Rates Move Markets (The Wall Street Journal, United States) [link]
- The Norwegian Victims of World War II (VG, Norway) [link] 

6. News Data App of the Year (Small Newsroom) [link]

- Excesses Unpunished (Convoca, Peru) [link]   
- How expensive is your neighbourhood? (Mediafin, Belgium) [link]  
- Candidates and Millions (Ojo-Publico.com, Peru) [link]  
- What if the Syrian civil war happened in your country? (Public Radio International, United States) [link]
- Guess the salary (Texty.org.ua, Ukraine) [link]

7. Data Journalism Website of the Year [link]

Caixin, China [link 1] [link 2] [link 3]            
Dag Medya, Turkey [link]    
El Español, Spain [link 1] [link 2] [link 3]             
FiveThirtyEight, United States [link]    
Infotimes, Egypt [link]    
La Nación, Argentina [link]
Quartz, United States [link 1] [link 2] [link 3]            
The Guardian, United Kingdom [link]    
Zeit Online, Germany [link 1] [link 2] [link 3]            

8. Best Individual Portfolio [link]

- Alberto Lucas López (South China Morning Post, China) [link]   
- Chris Zubak-Skees (The Center for Public Integrity, United States) [link]   
- Helena Bengtsson (The Guardian, United Kingdom) [link]
- John Burn-Murdoch (Financial Times, United Kingdom) [link]
- Maarten Lambrechts (Mediafin, Belgium) [link]
- Sisi Wei (ProPublica, United States) [link]

9. Open Data [link]

- #breathe (IndiaSpend, India) [link]   
- La Nación Data - Open data journalism for change (La Nación, Argentina) [link]    
- Crowdsourcing 1000 electoral promises (Le Monde, France) [link]    
- Global WOW – Who Owns What (Modern Investor, United Kingdom) [link]  
- Budget ins and outs (Mwazna, Egypt) [link]
- Pollution continues to batter city’s lungs, ears (The Express Tribune, Pakistan) [link]
- 1939 Register (Trinity Mirror Data Unit, United Kingdom) [link] 

10. Best Use of Data in a Breaking News Story (within first 36 hours) [link]

- Derailed Amtrak train sped into deadly crash curve (Al Jazeera America, United States) [link]  
- Measuring Justice Scalia's Tenure (FiveThirtyEight, United States) [link]    
- Maps of protests in Brazil (G1, Brazil) [link]    
- The Events That Pushed Greece to the Economic Brink (The Wall Street Journal, United States) [link]    
- Quick Interactives (Trinity Mirror Data Unit, United Kingdom) [link]    

The General Excellence Award (Jury’s Choice) and the Public Choice Award were awarded at the DJA Ceremony on June 16, 2016, during the sixth annual GEN Summit in Vienna, Austria. To view the list of winners, go to the DJA homepage.

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