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.
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
The Art Market for Dummies | Jean Abbiateci | Data-Driven Storytelling Small Media and Public Choice Award Winner
Connected China | Thomson Reuters | Data Journalism Section or Website Winner
Le Pariteur | WeDoData | Data-Driven Apps Small Media Winner
Great British Class Calculator | BBC | Data – Driven Apps Big Media Winner
Children in Care | Media Wales | Data-Driven Investigations Small Media Winner
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]