A suite of focused and simple tools and activities for journalists, data journalism classrooms and community advocacy groups
NewsPix is a suite of apps by Matt Carroll, Catherine D'Ignazio and Jay Vachon that drive engagement in local news through pictures and visualizations. Our first app is a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox that delivers breaking news to the new tab window of a desktop user's browser.
Android app for discovering and tracking status of local infrastructure issues.
Web app for developing and tracking civic monitoring campaigns
Skeleton Web App using MongoDB, Flask, backbone.js, and bootstrap.js
A client for consuming content from the MediaCloud v2 API. Includes examples for adding post-processed meta-data to the stories, and saving them to CouchDB or MongoDB.
A lightweight server to allow HTTP requests to the Stanford Named Entity Recognized and a heavily modified CLAVIN geoparser.
Tool for browsing the media sources and sets you can use in the MediaMeter Dashboard
A web app to do simple word frequency counting, bigrams and trigrams. Created for use in data visualization and storytelling classrooms.