Data Journalism Awards winners

Over 300 applications from all over the world, and the winners were just announced

June 20, 2013  |  CATEGORIES: Featured, Must see, News

The Data Journalism Awards (DJA) is the prime international competition recognizing outstanding work in the field of data journalism. Sponsored by Google, the DJA 2013 received over 300 applications from all over the world, ranging from major media groups, regional newspapers, and research groups, and the winners were just announced at the award ceremony held at the Global Editors Network News Summit.

Data Journalism Awards 2013

This year, the DTJ had four categories: Data-driven investigative journalism, Data-driven applications, Storytelling with data, and Data journalism website or section, as well as a special “Public Choice Award”. And here are the winners, as they were announced on Twitter by the organization (@EditorsNet):

Argentina’s Senate Expenses, 2004-2013 | La Nacion | Data-Driven Investigations Big Media Winner

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Argentina’s Senate Expenses, 2004-2013

(image: La Nacion)

The Art Market for Dummies | Jean Abbiateci | Data-Driven Storytelling Small Media and Public Choice Award Winner

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic The Art Market for Dummies

(image: Jean Abbiateci | Quoi)

Connected China | Thomson Reuters | Data Journalism Section or Website Winner

 Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Connected China

(image: Thomson Reuters)

Le Pariteur | WeDoData | Data-Driven Apps Small Media Winner

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Le Pariteur

(image: WeDoData)

Great British Class Calculator | BBC | Data – Driven Apps Big Media Winner

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Great British Class Calculator

(image: BBC)

Children in Care | Media Wales | Data-Driven Investigations Small Media Winner

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Children in Care

(image: Media Wales)

Besides these awards, the organization also gave an Honorable Mention to The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, for The Wealth of the Gods of Faura series.

Congratulations to all the winners and participants. If you want to know more about the award ceremony, here’s the Storify stream with lots of content, and visit the GEN’s website, soon to be updated.

[Update: the official list with the winners is available here]

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