Our pick


Our choice of data-driven coverage on European affairs, useful apps and online tools

The Council of Europe points at rising attacks against the media

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | VoxEurop

The Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists of the Council of Europe published its 2019 Annual Report. The analysis uncovers the state of the art of the (un)safety of journalists across Europe.


MEPs on Twitter: glimpses of a transnational European debate

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

A study based on Twitter data highlights distinct levels of interaction between MEPs ahead of the European electoral campaign.


Mapping wilderness

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

Maps are among the most powerful data-visualisation tools. Yet, global charts sometimes risk spurring the wrong public debate.


Yellow Vests: where, when and how violence occurred

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

An interactive map and a fact-checking analysis highlight the geography of violent acts against protesters in France since November 2018.


Transparency International’s 2018 Corruption Perception Index

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | VoxEurop

Transparency International released its latest Corruption Perception Index. It mentions “vulnerable EU institutions”, the rise of “populist leaders” and the lack of “whiste-blower protections” as critical elements in Europe.


Two data-driven stories that explain the provisional Spanish budget law 2019

Tuesday 22 January 2019 | VoxEurop

The Spanish media outlet El Diario covered the 2019 Spanish budget with a set of infographic contents.


Media: Younger Europeans are turning away from TV and print (but not from newspaper websites)

Monday 12 November 2018 | VoxEurop

A research released at the end of October shows that young people are about twice as likely to get news online than from TV. They also tend to be more critical of the news media's performance and coverage of key issues.


A dashboard that forecasts the next European Parliament

Monday 12 November 2018 | VoxEurop

With the departure of the British, the European Parliament will have 705 deputies instead of the current 751. How many groups will they be divided into?


Asylum seekers in Europe: the "preferred" destination is Germany

Saturday 03 November 2018 | VoxEurop

Matteo Villa has analyzed the Eurostat data on the transfers of asylum seekers within the EU, in keeping with the Dublin Treaty.


Using Twitter to track immigrant migration

Thursday 01 November 2018 | VoxEurop

According to the United Nations more than 250 million people migrated from their birth country in 2017. How tracking this data down would enable researchers and journalists to study them ?