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December 2016

The destruction of Aleppo after five years of fighting

in Data journalism

WASHINGTON POST – A UNOSAT analysis of satellite imagery of Aleppo gives us a glimpse at the scale of destruction that has besieged Syria’s largest city. The analysis compares the total number of buildings found in pre-conflict imagery collected in 2009 with…

Michael Jordan vs Lebron

in Data journalism

WASHINGTON POST – Every sport has its signature debate. In basketball, try telling someone Michael Jordan isn’t the greatest of all time and you might lose a friend. Jordan is justifiably considered by many the best meme player in NBA…

Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places

in Data journalism

WASHINGTON POST – The nation shed manufacturing jobs at a steady pace over most of the last quarter century. A combination of trade deals, automation and economic recessions sent the number of manufacturing jobs plummeting, with 6 million jobs being…

45 years of terrorist attacks in Europe

in Data journalism

WASHINGTON POST – The attacks can happen almost anywhere: In a holiday market outside a historic church in Berlin, on the street during a national holiday in France, in an airplane over Scotland or during the first day of school in a small town…

Mapping the Shadows of New York City

in Data journalism

THE NEW YORK TIMES – You’re looking at a map of all of the shadows produced by thousands of buildings in New York City over the course of one day. This inverted view tells the story of the city’s skyline…

How Trump Would Enforce a Ban on Muslim Immigration

in Data journalism

THE NEW YORK TIMES – It was a little over a year ago that Donald J. Trump first proposed barring Muslims from entering the United States. In subsequent statements during the campaign, Mr. Trump and his staff made several confusing…

Living Under the Taliban’s Shadow

in Multimedia articles

THE NEW YORK TIMES – The northern Afghan city of Kunduz has fallen to the Taliban twice in one year, and insurgent fighters remain throughout the surrounding area. But within the city, we found an unlikely sense of calm and…

The Conflicts of Interest facing the Trump Presidency

in Data journalism

THE NEW YOK TIMES –Donald J. Trump’s global business empire will create an unprecedented number of conflicts of interest for a United States president, experts in legal ethics say. Mr. Trump has said he will separate himself from his company…

As Trade Grows, Global Connections Tighten

in Data journalism

THE NEW YORK TIMES – President-elect Donald Trump has taken aim at China for what he insists are unfair trade practices,threatening punitive tariffs. He has also said he would dismantle the North American Free TradeAgreement, or Nafta. See website  

Obama’s executive actions

in Data journalism

THE WASHINGTON POST – What president Obama’s executive actions mean for President Trump.Some of the 2,066 official signed statements that President Obama released have the force of law — unless they are repealed by another president. See website