Erin Kissane, The COVID Tracking Project

Erin Kissane

The COVID Tracking Project

Seattle, WA, United States

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  • The COVID Tracking Project
  • OpenNews Source
  • The Atlantic

Past articles by Erin:

It’s Time: The COVID Tracking Project Will Soon Come to an End

Every day for almost a year, hundreds of COVID Tracking Project contributors from all walks of life have compiled, published, and interpreted vitally important COVID-19 data as a service to their fellow Americans. On March 7, the one-year anniversary of our founding, we will release our final daily update and our data compilation will stop. Documentation, analysis, and archival work will… → Read More

Daily COVID-19 Data Is About to Get Weird

Based on what we’ve seen over the last eight months of state-reported COVID-19 data, we think two big, potentially misleading things are about to happen to the testing, case, and death numbers that allow us to track the pandemic in the United States. First, by Thanksgiving Day and perhaps as early as Wednesday, all three metrics will flatten out or drop, probably for several days. This decrease… → Read More

How We Made Our School Segregation Interactive

We really appreciated Vox’s recent illustrated interactive on school segregation and gerrymandering—particularly because its creator, Alvin Chang, worked alongside Tomas Monarrez, a UC Berkeley economics PhD candidate. We’re often curious about fruitful crossovers between disciplines like journalism and academia. We also loved that, for readers, this project was both extremely local and deeply… → Read More

At the End of 2017

Thank you for everything. We're going to go lie down. → Read More

Mental Health Strategies for the Non-Invincible Newsroom

A brief interview with SRCCON:WORK speaker Erin Brown → Read More

Building Collaboration Without Surveillance

A brief interview with SRCCON:WORK speaker Mandy Brown → Read More

What Mentorship Means and Why It's Magic

A brief interview with SRCCON:WORK speaker Nicole Zhu → Read More

Data Stories That Aren't Downers

In which NICAR-L provides a big list of stories that might make you feel a little better → Read More

Wanted: Your Syllabi and Most-Shared Resources

Source Guides collect resources—from our archives and elsewhere—to help journalists do their work → Read More

Five Years, What a Surprise

We made a website and people showed up. → Read More

Visualizing Mass Shootings

Two years of interactives and data on gun killings in the US → Read More

All About the New ProPublica Site

David Sleight, ProPublica's director of design, breaks it down → Read More

Farewell, SRCCON 2017

Two days of work and culture sessions with newsroom nerds from all over → Read More

SRCCON Spotlight: Building a Culture of Documentation

Lauren Rabaino and Kelsey Scherer's session on making space and time to write it down → Read More

SRCCON Spotlight: Keeping Data Stories Human

William Wolfe-Wylie's 2016 session on representation in data journalism → Read More

Q&A with Emily Goligoski

Research at the NYT + the brand-new Membership Puzzle Project → Read More

Wanted: Security Pitches

Contribute to Security Week, coming to Source in June → Read More

Tracking the Trump Trackers

A meta-analysis of how US news orgs are following the president's political promises → Read More

Competition Be Damned

How reporters at the Washington Post, New York Times, ProPublica, and more self-organized to free trapped FEC data → Read More

Things You Made, March 28

Interactive features, project breakdowns, and best practices → Read More