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As part of a multimedia project, Deutsche Welle has addressed the structural changes of Germany, especially after the re-unification. The project covers the topic from various angles, looks into specific sectors and offers an interesting picture of how Germany as a location for business and for industry varies in different regions. Besides interviews, picture galleries and videos, the editorial team wanted to offer a visualization that can
DateTuesday, April 9th, 2013
Tagsauthor: Andy Giefer, author: Linda Rath-Wiggins, DDJ, DW Innovation, explore Germany, interactive, journalism, RaphaelJS, Stadt Land Mensch, storytelling, SVG, visualisations
With a boom in tools and apps to generate infographics and more, this could be changing. One such tool is Datawrapper, developed by Deutsche Welle New Media and one of the 2012 Winners of African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC). It is a prime example of getting a good working and scalable product out of an externally funded project.
“It’s a tool for getting started with data-driven journalism,” says Mirko Lorenz who is the driving force behind the project and part of the innovation team of new media. “We didn’t just want to make showy charts, it’s really about the right diagram for the data at hand.”
DateThursday, December 13th, 2012