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Patrick Cain The top story on the relaunched site today, by the Investigative Data Desk’s Anna Mehler Paperny, is a disturbing look at addictive painkillers: A year after provincial governments clamped down on the most notorious name in prescription-drug abuse, … Continue reading
Patrick Cain Our first #graphicmonday on the relaunched site is one of Leslie’s, a Tableau-based interactive on the collapse in asbestos exports. Have a look. #graphicmondays migrated from the previous site can all be found here. Click on the image:
Patrick Cain The whole globalnews.ca group of sites relaunched this morning with a responsive-design system on the front end and WordPress VIP on the back end. It went about as smoothly as these things can. Most of the last week … Continue reading
Here’s how the pedestrian safety story looked on TV: http://www.globaltoronto.com/video/swf/GlobalNewsEmbedPlayer.swf?player.width=609&player.height=342&player.overlayImageUrl=&pid=Uzl4CCDafLnjr8V_muVZPen2zCD05UNj&show=NewsHour&episode=&season=&cliptitle=Troubling+Statistics Today and November 30 are tied for the worst days for pedestrian accidents, so be careful out there. Cross-posted from patrickcain.ca
I just posted a story on the Global Toronto site based on the pedestrian accident data we FOId back in the spring. (This database, honestly, is the gift that keeps on giving. What can you do with it?) Looking at … Continue reading
We’ve wound up a nice integrated broadcast/digital package on dog ownership in Toronto. It was based, mostly, on a version of the dog licence database showing the breed and name of the dog and the first three characters of the … Continue reading
We’ve renewed the Poppy File map concept* this year with a time-based visualization, programmed by globalnews.ca developer Nathan Arnold, a developer here, of deaths by month. Events like Dieppe and the Normandy campaign fill the map suddenly with points. The … Continue reading