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The New Panama Canal: A Risky Bet

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – Panama City — On July 8, 2009, the champagne finally flowed. After an intense two-year competition, a consortium led by a Spanish company in severe financial distress learned that its rock-bottom bid of $3.1 billion had won…

Climate Change Claims a Lake

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – Llapallapani, Bolivia — The water receded and the fish died. They surfaced by the tens of thousands, belly-up, and the stench drifted in the air for weeks. The birds that had fed on the fish…

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…

Raising Barriers

in Multimedia articles

THE WASHINGTON POST – A generation ago, globalization shrank the world. Nations linked by trade and technology began to erase old boundaries. But now barriers are rising again, driven by waves of migration, spillover from wars and the growing threat…

Hurricane Matthew’s Brutal Aftermath in Haiti

in Multimedia articles

THE NEW YORK TIMES – An estimated 1.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, according to the United Nations. At least 1,000 Haitians are dead, Reuters news agency reported, citing…

A visual history of the Olympic winners

in Data journalism

THE NEW YORK TIMES – Just 10 countries – the United States, Australia and eight European nations – earned medals in the first modern Games, in Athens in 1896. More than 100 years later, in Rio, there were 87 medal-winning…

Ten years after Katrina

in Multimedia articles

THE NEW YORK TIMES – The city that went under in the surging waters of Hurricane Katrina has not returned, not to the way it used to be. Multimedia article that use video, photo and cartography to show the difference…