Which of these eight data journalism projects should win an award? You decide.

Eight projects have been shortlisted for the Data Journalism Awards 2019 “Public choice” award. They come from six different countries and represent some of the best data-driven work from the past year. And you get to decide who should get the award.

Voting for this year’s Data Journalism Award ‘Public choice’ category is now open.

Our jury of experts has shortlisted eight projects but only one can win. So members of the public are invited to vote and select their favourite! You can vote using this link to our Google form, or directly at the bottom of this page.

If you are at a location where Google form is not accessible, we have created another online voting platform here which requires you to sign in with your WeChat account. You can also scan the QR Code with your WeChat mobile app to vote.

The project which gets the most votes will be revealed at the Data Journalism Awards 2019 Ceremony and Gala Dinner, taking place in Athens on 14 June 2019, during the GEN Summit 2019. They’ll get a trophy and an all-expenses-covered trip to Athens and the GEN Summit 2020.


Until the big reveal, here is the list of the eight projects, in alphabetical order, with links :

South Sudan Food Prices, The Washington Post, United States

The Clean” Political Discourse van”, Darkenu, Israel

This is how thin you have to be, to walk the catwalk, NOS, Netherlands

Spitz dogs or Staffordshire Terriers? How and why fashion for dog breeds has changed in Russia since 2000, BBC News Russian, Russian Federation

See How Your Salary Compares, The Wall Street Journal, United States

In certain places in Russia HIV takes more lives than car accidents, suicides and alcohol: research, RBC.ru, Russian Federation

Homicide, the main cause of death of the bodies that were repatriated to El Salvador, El Diario de Hoy, El Salvador

A day in a Spain without women, El Confidencial, Spain


The Data Journalism Awards competition is organised each year by the Global Editors Network, with support from the Google News Initiative, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and Microsoft, to celebrate and credit outstanding work in the field of data-driven journalism worldwide.