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Today is a big day for data journalism of 2016, the winner of DJA competition were announced during a special ceremony and gala dinner at the Vienna City Hall, Austria.

Recap the ceremony here:

Data Journalism has been a more and more popular method for journalists and editors to introduce stories in an objective way, the Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognizing outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. There are 471 projects from over 50 countries which includes 10 new organizations join the competition this year.

And the Winners are…

Data Visualization of the Year (Large Newsroom)
BuzzFeed News – Spies in the Skyies

Investigation of the Year (Large Newsrooms)
The Panama Papers

Investigation of the Year (Small Newsrooms)
Fundación Civio

Open Data
La Nacion

Best Use of Data in a Breaking News Story (Within First 36 Hours)
Al Jazeera America

News Data App of the Year (Large Newsroom)

News Data App of the Year (Small Newsrooms)

Best Individual Portfolio
Sisi Wei, ProPublica

Data Journalism Website of the Year

General Excellence Award (Jury’s Choice)

Public Choice Award
Public Radio International

Honorable Mention: Open Data
#breathe, IndiaSpend

Read more about the Data Journalism Award 2016

DJA 2016 in Graphics:

Data Journalism Awards 2016 Global Reach

Submitted Projects by Categories