Data journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Media companies, nonprofit organizations, freelancers and staff journalists can enter a competition.

The fifth annual Data Journalism Awards (DJAs), run by the Global Editors Network (GEN) and sponsored by the Knight Foundation and Google, will be awarding a US$1,801 prize to each of its 10 category winners.

The categories are: data visualization of the year; investigation of the year; news data app of the year; data journalism website of the year; best individual portfolio; best use of data in a breaking news story, within first 36 hours; open data award; small newsrooms; student and young data journalist of the year; and public choice.

Submissions must have been published or aired between April 14, 2016 and April 7, 2017 and must be in English. Entries in languages other than English must be accompanied by a translation of the work.

The award ceremony will take place in Vienna during the Global Editors Network Summit, an annual event hosting 500 editors-in-chief worldwide.

The deadline is April 7.

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