Baltimore Sun

Analysis of ransomware used in Baltimore attack indicates hackers needed ‘unfettered access’ to city computers

After years of failing to get Baltimore’s vacants below 17,000, city launches a new push to reverse the trend

Maryland governor precinct-by-precinct: Where Hogan and Jealous got their votes

Election apparitions: These Maryland ‘ghost’ precincts have no polling places or voters

Lunar New Year foods: 3 dishes to ring in the Year of the Pig

How one Baltimore comic writer brings James Baldwin’s Parisian experience to life

Maryland nears record high voter registration — and independents make up the fastest-growing group

The gender gap is real — for crabs

Old Bay gets all the credit. Meet J.O., the seasoning that crab houses use.

How safe are Maryland’s bridges?

When Mr. Robot met Mr. Poe: the curious case of the chess-playing machine

Independent — or independent? To make sure you’re really unaffiliated, check your Maryland registration

Map: View Maryland’s star ratings for schools near you

What new Census data reveal about wealth, diversity, and connectivity in Maryland

Maryland governor’s debate: Hogan and Jealous’ most heated exchanges

Baltimore commutes again among nation’s longest, Census data show

Los Angeles Times

Huge increase in arrests of homeless in L.A. — but mostly for minor offenses

L.A.’s homelessness math is a bit off — totals are the same but increases are smaller

Talking with Meredith Broussard about ‘Artificial Unintelligence’

Cathy O’Neil, author of ‘Weapons of Math Destruction,’ on the dark side of big data

When the rest of the world elected women leaders

Foods for a Chinese New Year Feast

Who gives money to Bernie Sanders?

Finding books in the least expected places around L.A.

Howard Magazine

Diversity by the numbers: As Howard County has grown, so has its racial and cultural mix


How We Found New Patterns in LA’s Homeless Arrest Data

Nine Years of NICAR Lightning Talks (and Cats)

Peer Reviewing Our Data Stories


Six Things to Know About Child Survival Since 2000

Who wins World Bank-financed government contracts?

Women in Development

Pay More Attention to Construction Firms in Africa

The Atlantic

Could a Few Billionaires Close the World’s Poverty Gap?

Data Skeptic

Sports metaphors and probability: Thoughts from a non-sports enthusiast

The Economist talks election forecasting

How America voted in 2016: datasets to help us figure it out

Everything I’ve learned about the USC/L.A. Times poll

Ms. Magazine

Revisiting “What Women Really Want” in Politics

Seven Sisters and the Women’s March

Stouts and Stilettos

Real Talk with Elysian Co-Founder Joe Bisacca, Two Years After Sale to Big Beer