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The Data Journalism Awards 2015 culminated in the announcement of the winners this evening at the Data Journalism Awards Ceremony at CosmoCaixa Barcelona. The Jury, presided over by Paul Steiger, selected 14 winners (see below) from among 78 finalists. More than 5,300 people voted for the winner of the Public Choice category. Category 6 – The Best Use of Data In A Breaking News Story – was not attributed this year. The winners received an award of €1,500. GEN thanked the sponsors of the event, Google, Caixa Bank and Knight Foundation.
Category 1: Data Visualisation of the Year (Large Newsroom)
Ghislaine Jassey from France Télévisions (une émission de France 4), Paris, for “DATAGUEULE”
Simon Rogers, the Director of the DJA 2015, said: “It has been such an honour to be DJA director this year. We have seen hundreds of entries from around the world, big news organisations and small ones. It shows how established data journalism is as a global phenomenon. Journalists everywhere are using data to tell stories, regardless of resources and staffing.
“The winners really showcase the best of that work. The DJA is still a unique award: the only truly global data journalism prize, awarded by a jury of the best in the business. The winners should feel truly proud that they are producing data journalism that is the best in the world.
GEN SUMMIT 2015: BLOGPOSTS
Read reflections from this year’s GEN Summit from our blogger, Gabriel Mabille: