Atlantic Journalism Awards

by Patrick Cain

Our Atlantic organ donation story bagged an award at the Atlantic Journalism Awards in Fredericton Saturday.

The story itself was based on a map package using the first three characters of the postal codes of registered organ donors in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, which showed a lot of local variation. Nova Scotia does better than New Brunswick for organ donation, but New Brunswick does better than other provinces like Ontario and British Columbia.

(We created a similar map for BC.)

We’ve sent a number of data stories east to Halifax, including Nova Scotia and New Brunswick drunk driving data and seasonal changes in fertility in Nova Scotia (and Ontario, Alberta and BC – they’re very similar).

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About Leslie Young

A budding data and database geek, I try to turn numbers into stories. I've been with Global News since the spring of 2011. Find me on Twitter @leslieyoung
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Atlantic Journalism Awards

by Patrick Cain

Our Atlantic organ donation story bagged an award at the Atlantic Journalism Awards in Fredericton Saturday.

The story itself was based on a map package using the first three characters of the postal codes of registered organ donors in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, which showed a lot of local variation.

(We created a similar map for BC.)

We’ve sent a number of data stories east to Halifax, including Nova Scotia and New Brunswick drunk driving data and seasonal changes in fertility in Nova Scotia.

About Leslie Young

A budding data and database geek, I try to turn numbers into stories. I've been with Global News since the spring of 2011. Find me on Twitter @leslieyoung
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