The NODA awards honors outstanding work in the field of data driven journalism in the Nordic countries.
Entries published in 2018 and 2019 until submission date are welcome.
Due to the postponing of the Conference till after summer 2019, deadline is also extended till June 10th of 2019.
The winners will announced at the award ceremony at NODA19 in Trondheim in September; date to be announced soon.
The prizes are awarded for the following three categories:
1 Feature data journalism
(Data storytelling with text, visualisation, video)
Storytelling providing insight through putting data in context. Text, graphics, video, maps or other innovative presentations of data. Entertaining and playful aspects could also be emphasised.
Sharing data with the public through services providing insight, intuitive navigation, and simplicity in further use.
3 Investigative data journalism
(Data-driven investigative journalism – using data to reveal facts.)
Should have influence on society. Journalism and user experience on the highest level. Usage of one or more data-sets should be significant for the project
Projects published in 2018 can be entered from media companies or freelancers in all Nordic countries. The jury will place special emphasis on resource utilization, methods and mastery of tools. The number of entries is limited to two entries per category and
newsroom for the effective work of the jury. The jury may nominate a maximum of five entries in each category. The nominees will be presented on this website three weeks before the ceremony. Nominees are expected to present their cases at the NODA Conference.
THE JURY FOR NODA AWARDS 2018:
- Chair - Tormod Utne, Associate Professor, Volda University College
- The rest of the inter-nordic jury: TBA
Please contact Rolf Dyrnes Svendsen at NxtMedia for further questions regarding NODA Awards.
Nominees will be published on this website.
- Winner Feature: What is Denmark worth? (Danmarks Radio, Danmark)Danmarks Radio has analyzed and mapped the Danish housing market based on an spectacular data set. The data set was harvested by the editorial staff at Danmarks Radio. The stories are told in a down-to-earth language with impressive visualizations.
- Winner Applications: Paradissvenskarna (SVT, Sverige) Who are the 1200 Swedes who appeared in the Paradise Papers? Impressive interface based on public data presented in a visual appealing way. (Also nominated in Feature)
- Winner Investigative: Breaking the dark net (VG, Norge) Data journalism on the dark net. A complicated puzzle is put in place to reveal not only child pornography online, but also to show the police’s dubious methods of combating this type of crime, leading to both arrests and international debate. In addition, very well presented.
All previously nominated contributions are available at: https://nodabase.net/cases/