The Shortlist: News & Current Affairs
Visualizing the news is complex, often rushed, and subject to the shifting pressures of on-the-ground events. These shortlisted creators have produced spectacular work in often challenging circumstances - read on for the astounding projects in our 'News & Current Affairs' category.
Ahead Of The Fire
By USA Today - Pamela Ren Larson; Dennis Wagner; Ramon Padilla; Mitchell Thorson; Ryan Marx; Karl Gelles; Michael Squires; Josh Susong; Shawn Sullivan.
Could Your Police Department Be Inflating Rape Clearance Rates?
By ProPublica and Newsy - Lena V. Groeger, ProPublica; Mark Fahey and Mark Greenblatt, Newsy
Zones Of Silence (Zonas De Silencio)
By Google News Lab & El Universal - Coordination: Esteban Román Alonso; Analysis: Elsa Hernández and Jesús Caudillo Martínez; Development: Gilberto Leon Martagón, Edson Arroyo Hernández, César Saavedra Gómez; Design: Miguel Ángel Garnica Mejía; Data gathering: Isis García Martínez; Google News Initiative: Simon Rogers, Jenny Lee, Dale Markowitz; Consultant: Alberto Cairo
Rich School, Poor School: Australia’s Great Education Divide
By ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - Inga Ting (data journalist); Nathanael Scott (developer); Alex Palmer (designer); Ri Liu (developer); Michael Workman (audience development producer)
What People In Switzerland Worry About
By SRF Data - Angelo Zehr, SRF Data; Felix Michel; Julian Schmidli; Tania Boa
How Kerala’s Dams Failed To Prevent Catastrophe
By Reuters - Simon Scarr; Vinod Kumar; Jin Wu; Rajshree Deshmukh; Prasanta Kr Dutta; Weiyi Cai; Euan Rocha; Rajendra Jadhav; Promit Mukherjee
Fewer Fireworks For Celebration, Better Air Quality To Start The New Year
By ThePaper.cn - Yasai Wang; Liangxian Chen; Jingran Zhang; Yan Lu
Tensions Rise In The World’s Most Strategic Oil Chokepoint
By Reuters - Samuel Granados, Lea Desrayaud, Wen Foo and Michael Ovaska at Reuters Graphics
Counting The Cost Of The Education Revolution
By ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - Inga Ting (data journalist); Nathanael Scott (developer); Alex Palmer (designer); Ri Liu (developer); Jack Fisher (video journalist); Natasha Robinson (education reporter); Michael Workman (audience development producer)
:: See the full 2019 Shortlist
Discover each category:
- Arts, Entertainment & Culture
- News & Current Affairs
- Leisure, Games & Sport
- Maps, Places & Spaces
- People, Language & Identity
- Politics & Global
- Visualization & Information Design
- Science & Technology
I'm shortlisted - what happens next?
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