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You Draw It AR: Instagram Face Filters for Data-Driven Journalism
If you are into data-driven journalism, you have probably come across the NYT’s You Draw It series, where users have to draw the second half of a graph and thus interact with a data story. We have always liked this idea. And we thought that by adding augmented reality (AR) and Instagram face filters, we could develop it further. Our aim: Creating a new worthwhile form of interactive journalism — and great shareable content. Here is a quick recap of our Instagram experiments, including the lessons we have learned. When we heard about the possibility to create our own
COVID in European prisons
Data from 32 countries show the pandemic’s impact on prisons and the choices that regulators made to safeguard inmates' health.
EU trust fund for Africa
Six years after the creation of the EUTF for Africa, some €5 billion have been invested and 250 projects have been financed. What are these projects?
Companies broken promises on plastic consumption reduction
How do European food and drink companies break their own commitments on reducing plastic consumption? The dataset contains the list of companies investigated, the pledges they made on reducing plastic consumption, and an analysis of them.
How is the EU progressing toward the energy transition?
Under pressure to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the European Union is pushing policies to clean up its economy. We have tracked the achievements and prospects of the EU's Green Deal targets.
How these companies tried to greenwash their plastic waste
Europe’s food and drinks companies make big promises to cut plastic waste. But they don't deliver. We checked. A story about ambitious commitments, hidden failures and how to hold firms accountable.
European food companies break their plastics promises
Two-thirds of pledges to go greener on plastic fail or are dropped, a DW investigation has found. Here's how European food and drink companies break their own commitments, and how legislation might hold them accountable.
Presumed innocent but detained for months pretrial in Germany and EU
One in five people jailed in the European Union hasn't been convicted of a crime — including 12,000 in Germany alone. Studies suggest that pretrial detention is unnecessary in most cases.
How Germany manages EU funds in Africa
Germany is the biggest state donor to the European Union's Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, which was established in 2015 to curb irregular migration to the EU. Where did that money go? And what comes next?