Two Canadian news outlets – The Globe and Mail and Global News — have been nominated for the Data Journalism Awards, the only international prize for data-driven journalism.

72 finalists were shortlisted and the winners of the DJA 2013 will be announced in Paris at the Global Editors Network summit on June 19 to 21. Here are the Canadian projects that garnered nominations:

The Globe and Mail for Data storytelling in the big media category: Young adults really do have it tougher Canada

The Globe and Mail for Data-driven applications category: The data behind R.A. Dickey: A pitch-bypitch breakdown of his 2012 season Canada

Global News Hooked for Data-driven investigative journalism small media category: Hooked – Canada' pill problem Canada


Global News for Data-driven investigative journalism big media category: The Gardiner – Trouble Overhead Canada




Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.