Caixin wins GEN 2018 Data Journalism Award for Best Large Data Journalism Team, a first for a Chinese media outlet
Caixin VisLab was awarded the Best Large Data Journalism Team award on June 1 at GEN’S 2018 Data Journalism Awards, marking the first time a Chinese media outlet has won the international competition in the field of data-driven journalism. Huang Chen, director of Caixin VisLab, attended the ceremory.
The Data Journalism Awards began in 2012 and is the first international annual series of prizes recognizing outstanding work in the field of data-driven journalism. Organized by the Global Editors Network, which hosts the internationally leading recognized GEN Summit of media industry, DJA is also regarded as the Oscars of data journalism. Winning organizations this year included Reuters (UK) and FiveThirtyEight (US).
The DJA 2018 included 12 categories and received a record 630 submissions from 58 countries, 99 of which were shortlisted. Caixin VisLab’s project ‘Those Places High-Speed Rail Could Take You To’ received three of those nominations, including Best Data Journalism Team, Data Visualization of the Year and the Microsoft Award for Public Choice. Finalists included Bloomberg, the Guardian, Reuters, South China Morning Post, and more. Caixin VisLab was the only Chinese team nominated.
Founded in 2013, Caixin VisLab is one of the earliest teams in China to combine data visualization with news reporting. It has produced hundreds of outstanding projects since being established and has won a number of national and international awards. The team has won Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards for numerous projects, including ‘After the Flood: Never Let Bygones Be Bygone,’ ‘China’s Property Market Report: A Decade of Ups and Downs,’ ‘The Explosion of Qingdao Sinopec Pipeline,’ and ‘Zhou's Power Base.’ The work ‘How China Is Flouting Who’s Plain Packaging Guidelines’ won first prize in Communication Competition on China's Tobacco Control organized by the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China. Other works have attracted attention, including ‘A Maze of Capital Leads to Anbang’s Aggressive Expansion,’ ‘ Those Places High-Speed Rail Could Take You To,’ and ‘Beijing: In or Out.’ These projects provide insights through data visualization to Chinese news readers and explore possibilities for the future of news nationally and internationally. To find more works by the Caixin VisLab, please vist: PC Version | Mobile Version
About Caixin Media
Caixin Media Company Limited is a media group dedicated to providing financial and business news and information through websites, periodicals, mobile apps, books, TV/video programs and conferences. Caixin Media aims to blaze a trail that helps traditional media prosper in the new-media age through integrated multimedia platforms.
For more details, please contact:
Aug 19 19:23
Aug 19 17:59
Aug 19 16:18
Aug 19 16:20
Aug 19 13:02
Aug 19 10:27
Aug 19 09:53
Aug 17 05:58
- 1Praise for JD and Huya, Less Excitement for Tencent Music and DouYu as ‘Team Tencent’ Reports
- 2Casino Giant Galaxy Entertainment’s H1 Profit Drops 7% as High-Rollers Stay Away
- 3TCL to Unveil Own Smart Screen This Week, Sources Say
- 4CX Daily: Hong Kong Cuts GDP Growth Forecast, Announces Stimulus Amid Unrest
- 5Does China Care About Climate Change?
- 1Power To The People: Pintec Serves A Booming Consumer Class
- 2Largest hotel group in Europe accepts UnionPay
- 3UnionPay mobile QuickPass debuts in Hong Kong
- 4UnionPay International launches premium catering privilege U Dining Collection
- 5UnionPay International’s U Plan has covered over 1600 stores overseas