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The 40 best digital stories of 2018 listed for you by Hackastory

Hackastory selected the 40 best digital stories of 2018. We listed the interactives, graphics, longreads, newsgames and data visualizations that make our hearts beat faster. Let these articles and visualizations inspire you to continue innovating in journalism.

Last year we also made a list: the 40 best digital stories of 2017.  It’s one of our most appreciated blogs. We noticed the need for examples and decided to compile a list again. Do you miss something on our list? Contact us.

News games en quizzes

1. The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – Nicky Case

2. Death in custody – Malaysiakini

3. Asylum – Pro Publica

4. World cup quiz – Five Thirty Eight

5. How your worst fears stack up against reality – ABC News

Storytelling

6. Did evil win? – Lighthouse Reports

7. A violent act – SBS

8. The Industry Interactive – Submarine Channel

9. Next generation 2018: 60 of the best young talents in world football – The Guardian

10. The immigrant experience – Northeastern University

11. This is 18 around the world – The New York Times

12. Unprotected – Pro Publica

13. How to vote in 2018 midterm elections by state – The Washington Post

14. Leave no dark corner – ABC News

15. Bundyville – Longreads/Oregon Public Broadcasting

16. Ben Folds artists alternative storytelling issue – The Washington Post

17. Human Terrain – The Pudding

18. Heat of the moment – WBEZ Chicago

19. Missing migrants – ICRC

20. Borders – Vox

Data

21. Segregation US cities – The Washington Post

22. 35 years of American death – Five Thirty Eight

23. Election results 2018 – Politico

24. Climate change – Vox

25. Simulated Dendrochronology of U.S. immigration – Northeastern University

26. Bird migration interactive maps – National Geographic

27. Nike – The New York Times

28. Trump firings – The Washington Post

29. How well do you know the health service? – The Guardian

30. Bezos’s empire – The Guardian

31. Similarity – The Pudding

Other languages

Dutch

32. KRO-NCRV – arms trade – English available

33. Build your own city – Vers Beton

34. Depression – NOS

Deutsch

35. Streetnames – Zeit

 

36. Rental market – Süddeutsche Zeitung

Swedish

37. Global warming – SVT

Spanish

38. The highway tearing through the heart of the Amazon – Ojo Publico English available

Venezuela loses its population – El Tiempo 

French

40. Goodjob – Society English available

Special thanks to the Hackastory network for their contribution.

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