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An index of all our open-source data, analysis, libraries, tools, and guides.

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Data and Analyses

Date Description Repo(s) Article(s)
2018-09-29 Analysis of 'immigration services'-related FTC complaints πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-08-10 Data, analysis, and graphics for "Russian Trolls Swarmed The Charlottesville March β€” Then Twitter Cracked Down" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-07-28 Analysis of wildfire trends (with graphics) πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-07-26 Analysis of children's home inspection data from the UK's Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills ("Ofsted") πŸ”— πŸ”—πŸ”—
2018-06-29 Analysis of NYC 311 complaints and gentrification πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-05-01 Analysis of fentanyl and cocaine overdose deaths πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-03-02 Analysis of diversity in the dialogue of Best Picture–nominated films πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-02-23 Analysis of Olympic figure skating scores πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-02-08 Data and analysis for "The Edge" (re. figure skating) πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-01-31 Analysis of the text of every State of the Union address πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-01-24 Data and analysis for "An Inside Look At The Accounts Twitter Has Censored In Countries Around The World" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2018-01-23 Data and analysis for "How Trump’s Tweets Shaped A Year In Politics" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-12-28 Data and analysis for "These Are 50 Of The Biggest Fake News Hits On Facebook In 2017" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-12-10 Data, analysis, and charts for "What Sexual Misconduct Allegations Are Getting The Most Attention On Cable News?" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-12-05 Data and analysis for "We Got Government Data On 20 Years Of Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims. These Charts Break It Down." πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-11-15 Data on, and analysis of, federal employee diversity πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-11-03 Data and code for "Under Trump, Gun Sales Did Not Spike After The Las Vegas Shooting" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-09-19 Updated analysis of Harvey-related industrial emissions in Texas πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-09-11 Federal employee departure rates, for "Trump’s Election Didn’t Spark An Immediate Exodus From The Federal Government" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-09-2 FOIA logs referenced in "These Scientists Got To See Their Competitors’ Research Through Public Records Requests." πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-08-31 Data and analysis on Harvey-related industrial emissions in Texas πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-08-08 Data and analysis for "Inside The Partisan Fight For Your News Feed" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-08-07 Data and analysis for "BuzzFeed News Trained A Computer To Search For Hidden Spy Planes. This Is What We Found." πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-07-25 Data and analysis for "If Jeff Sessions Exits, Trump Could Choose An Acting Attorney General From Among Thousands Of People" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-05-24 R code to recreate the graphics in "Why Americans Are So Damn Unhealthy, In 4 Shocking Charts" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-04-04 Data and analysis supporting portions of "Fake News, Real Ads" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-01-31 R code to recreate the graphics in "These Nobel Prizewinners Show Why Immigration Is So Important For American Science" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-01-19 Data and analysis supporting "Most American Adults Get News From Facebook β€” But They Don’t Really Trust It, A New Survey Says" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2017-01-18 Data and R code to reproduce the graphics in "2016 Was The Hottest Year. Yes, Greenhouse Gases Are To Blame." πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-12-29 Data and analysis re. transgender rights survey πŸ”— πŸ”—πŸ”—
2016-12-20 Data and code to reproduce the graphics from "2016 Will Be The Warmest Year, But This Is How Deniers Will Spin It" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-12-07 Data, methodologies, and analyses supporting "Intake" πŸ”—πŸ”—πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-12-06 Data and analysis supporting "Most Americans Who See Fake News Believe It, New Survey Says" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-11-28 Data and code supporting evaluation of forecasters' 2016 election forecast πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-11-07 Data and analysis supporting "How The Electoral College Screws Hispanic And Asian Voters" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-11-03 Analysis of "bellwether" counties in U.S. presidential elections πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-10-27 Data and analysis supporting "Clinton Receives Thirty Times As Much Tech Cash As Trump" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-10-20 Data and analysis supporting "Hyperpartisan Facebook Pages Are Publishing False And Misleading Information At An Alarming Rate" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-10-09 Data and analysis re. White ancestry and Trump support πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-09-16 Code supporting "Why 'Shy Trumpers' Probably Won't Decide The Election" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-09-08 Data and analysis supporting "When Detectives Dismiss Rape Reports Before Investigating Them" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-08-22 Data and analysis supporting "How Katie Ledecky Stacks Up Against Male Swimmers" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-07-30 Data and code supporting "Why Track-And-Field Stars Don’t Set World Records Like They Used To (But Swimmers Do)" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-07-24 Data supporting "The Republican Convention Was Secretly Watched From Above" and "Government Spy Planes Circled Over The Democratic Convention More Intensely Than GOP Event" πŸ”— πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-05-12 Analysis of H-2 debarments, violations, and certifications ("The Pushovers") πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-04-26 Analysis of GOP donor movements post-Bush and post-Rubio πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-04-20 Analysis of Bernie Sanders's ActBlue donors πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-04-06 Data and code for "Spies In The Skies" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-02-01 Bush/Rubio/Cruz donor movement analysis πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-01-29 Data and code for "America's Quiet Crackdown On Indian Immigrants" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-01-26 Analysis of Jefferson County (TX) jail data πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-01-26 Analysis of criminal case dispositions in Texas municipal courts πŸ”— πŸ”—
2016-01-17 Methodology and code for "The Tennis Racket" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-12-29 Data and analysis for "The Coyote" πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-12-09 How long will the Warriors' win streak last? πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-12-07 Race and fatal police shootings πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-12-02 Time elapsed between mass shootings in the U.S. πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-12-01 H-2 visa certifications and experience requirements πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-11-24 Simulated lottery odds πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-11-19 Refugee arrivals in the United States πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-10-16 Data and analysis re. Scott Walker's donors post-dropout πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-08-25 Data and analysis re. immigrant detention rates πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-07-24 Data and analysis re. H-2 visa certifications and enforcement πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-07-07 Data and analysis re. the use of primates in biodefense research πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-06-04 Data and analysis of BuzzFeed/Ipsos poll on same-sex marriage and abortion views πŸ”— πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-05-03 Analyzing #talkpay tweets πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-03-06 Analyzing state-by-state changes in earthquake frequency πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-02-20 Analyzing deficiencies among Texas foster care child placing agencies πŸ”— πŸ”—
2015-02-20 Analyzing performance scores of Georgia child placing agencies πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-10-19 Debunking the Obama-pronoun myth β€” data and code πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-09-05 Detecting Sunday morning show guests whose "stars are rising" β€” data and code πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-09-04 Comparing college costs to minimum-wage earnings β€” data, sourcing notes, and analysis πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-08-20 Quantifying racial segregation in St. Louis County β€” code πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-08-13 NBA owners' winning percentages β€” data πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-08-07 FTC complaints re. IRS impersonators β€” data and analysis πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-06-30 Firework-related injuries β€” data πŸ”— πŸ”—
2014-06-16 Mapping the gender divide in bikeshare programs β€” data and code πŸ”— πŸ”—

Standalone Datasets

Repo Description
trumpworld Data from TrumpWorld
presidential-campaign-contributions Contributions, transfers, and refunds from recent U.S. presidential candidates' principal campaign committees.
nics-firearm-background-checks Monthly data from the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System, converted from PDF to CSV.
H-2-certification-data H-2 visa certification data & data-standardization.
opm-federal-employment-data 40+ years of federal employment data from the Office of Personnel Management

Libraries and Tools

Repo Description
whtranscripts Fetch and parse the American Presidency Project's press-briefing and presidential-news-conference transcripts.
bikeshares Standardized parsers for data published by bicycle-sharing programs. Currently supporting: NYC's Citi Bike, Chicago's Divvy, and Boston's Hubway.
twick Twitter, quick. Fetch and store tweets on short notice.


Repo Description
zika-data Data β€” and pointers to data β€” related to the 2015–16 Zika virus outbreak.
bikeshare-data-sources Guide for getting trip history and station data from various bicycle-sharing programs.