We have gathered some of the most interesting data articles from 2016.
The next administration will need to make important choices about both government data and Iraq. What can Mosul’s ruins tell us about the future of government data?
We put together a collection of "smart stories" on local poverty rates, along with a list of poverty relief and food security organizations to help those in need.
Our partners have done amazing work on the LiveStories platform for great causes. Here are some of our favorite examples from this year:
We've written a lot on this blog throughout 2016. Looking back, here are our top five picks.
Learn about a new feature for organizing longer stories and guiding readers' attention: anchors and a navigation bar.
A closer look at how the internet and social media have evolved and the role government plays.
Governments have always relied on others to help achieve impact, and vica-versa. By promoting collaboration between government and nongovernment groups, important data can reach more people.
The work of government has always made for some great stories. Here's how to tell yours.
New highlighting color options, custom ordering for chart elements, and whimsical icons give you even more control over your data story's visuals.
Design is not merely a first impression of something we are about to consume. It controls how we consume content, from the order we read elements on a page to the shape and spacing of the letters. Take care to design your work well.
When you produce something for an audience, remember that you are asking them to give you a treasure: their time.
Our platform's newest features will make it much easier to keep track of your work—and to learn from other LiveStories users.
Learn how Marin County's Department of Health and Human Services is using LiveStories to conserve time and build a healthier community.
Learn how Health Data Matters is using Livestories to create a public health dashboard with data from Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Learn how UCLA's Win-Win Project is using LiveStories to show the power of public health interventions and collaboration.
LiveStories is introducing a new and improved version of our story builder. We built it entirely from scratch and based it on a lot of user feedback. This blog post will guide you through the new features.
LiveStories, a Seattle-based company and Techstars graduate, today announced a $3 million seed round led by True Ventures. Additional investors include Founders’ Co-op, Social Leverage, Urban.us, the Knight Foundation and several angel investors.
Learn how Sonoma County Health Department is using LiveStories to communicate findings from a survey they conducted on health and well-being of farmworkers in their local community.
LiveStories just released a set of platform improvements that make it easier to upload data—and to highlight the data you want your readers to focus on.