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1 June 2012 | Data Driven JournalismNews WorldSummit in Paris. Each winner is being rewarded with EUR 7.500 and a certificate created by the Le Monde cartoonist Plantu. The complete list of entries and their details will be made freely available in a database in autumn 2012 on the occasion of the launch of the second edition of the Data Journalism Awards. Please visit the Data Journalism Awards website for the full list of winners and shortlisted projects.
1 June 2012 | Euractiv
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1 June 2012 | The Daily BeastThe 4th Estate, which has been studying election coverage for the past six months. Among 35 major national print publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, men had 81 percent of the quotes in stories about abortion, the research group said Thursday, while women had 12 percent, and organizations had 7 percent. In stories about birth control, men scored 75 percent of the quotes, with women getting 19 percent and organizations getting 6 percent. Stories about Planned Parenthood had a similar ratio, with men getting 67 percent, women getting 26 percent, and organizations getting 7 percent. Women fared a bit better in stories about women’s rights, getting 31 percent of the quotes compared with 52 percent for men and 17 percent for organizations. Men didn’t just dominate stories on women’s issues, the study found, but stories on all election topics, including the economy and foreign policy. Men ruled the airwaves as well. In the report, called Silenced: Gender Gap in the 2012 ElectionCoverage, researchers studied a total of 2,750 print articles and TV segments in the six-month period from Nov. 1 to May 15, according to The 4th Estate. Separately, a recent study called The OpEd Project found that men are writing the majority of opinion columns in the media.
1 June 2012 | Reuters