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Scott directs a team of journalist/programmers building large interactive software projects that tell journalistic stories, and that make complex national statistics relevant to readers and their communities.
ProPublica's news application team’s awards include three Online Journalism Awards for General Excellence, nine Malofiej International Infographics Award medals, the Data Journalism Award Jurors Choice Award, and 34 Society for News Design Awards of Excellence, including special recognition for “defining the design language of data-driven news apps.” The team maintains a blog at propublica.org/nerds. A full list of their projects is at propublica.org/data.
Scott is also co-founder of DocumentCloud, a two-time recipient of the Knight News Challenge. DocumentCloud is a service that helps news organizations search, manage, and present their source documents.
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May 9, 2013, 2:28 p.m.In addition to our Nonprofit Explorer interactive database, here are some resources for researching charities and other tax-exempt organizations.
April 29, 2013, 12:29 p.m.Our P5 Resident this month is Alan Palazzolo from MinnPost. He’s the fifth P5 Resident.
April 29, 2013, 12:25 p.m.The Global Editors Network announced finalists for its 2013 Data Journalism Awards. On the shortlist are three projects from ProPublica and two projects from former Residents in our P5 Program.
March 14, 2013, 4:47 p.m.The fourth P5 Resident started a project in the ProPublica offices today. He's Casey Thomas from AxisPhilly.
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Dec. 13, 2012, 10:44 a.m.ProPublica has made important use of Creative Commons since our launch four and a half years ago.
Dec. 3, 2012, 3:24 p.m.The second participant in ProPublica's Pair Programming Project is Ricardo Brom from La Nación in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Nov. 14, 2012, 12:10 p.m.Use this form to apply to be a participant in the P5 program.
Nov. 14, 2012, 11:34 a.m.On Monday the first participant in the ProPublica Pair Programming Project started. He is Julius Troeger from Germany.
Nov. 6, 2012, 5:34 p.m.Here's a list of amazing interactive election day projects our colleagues at other organizations have launched.
July 27, 2012, 7:57 a.m.Starting later this year, ProPublica is going to be part of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellowship program. The OpenNews Fellow will work as a member of our news applications team on major journalism projects and will also get to travel the world attending hack days and conferences.
July 18, 2012, 7:30 a.m.Come code with us! The ProPublica Pair Programming Project -- or P5 -- opens the ProPublica News Apps desk to newsroom coders who want to work on a ProPublica project, or to finish a project of their own, from the ProPublica offices in New York.
July 18, 2012, 7:29 a.m.We’re very pleased to announce that the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has made a grant to support ProPublica’s news applications desk.
March 26, 2012, 10:06 a.m.At ProPublica we sometimes share small, simple snippets of using GitHub "Gists."
March 20, 2012, 3:55 p.m.Today we released a font that you can use to include small state map shapes as a design element in a web application. It’s called StateFace.
Jan. 9, 2012, 3:48 p.m.The ProPublica News Apps desk is looking for a smart, technically-savvy journalist to join our team for a pilot project we’re calling a News Applications Fellowship.
Dec. 20, 2011, 9:42 a.m.If you're trying to make your fixed-width site adaptive, there are some things you need to know about the viewport tag.
Dec. 5, 2011, 2:55 p.m.Today we're launching a new look for people reading ProPublica on smartphones. We've redesigned and re-engineered the site so that people on small screens will automatically see a version of the site optimized to fit them.
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