Guest Speaker: Jeremy Singer-Vine [Oct. 24]

Jeremy Singer-Vine is the data editor for the BuzzFeed News investigative unit.

His homepage:

He’s abstaining from Twitter, but has a prolific Github account.

He also maintains BuzzFeed News’s Github account, which has one of the best listings of open-source news projects.

He also runs the Data is Plural newsletter:, which I strongly suggest you sign up.

Like every respectable data journalist, he uses spreadsheets to manage his content and notes for Data is Plural

Please read before Oct. 24

Fostering Profits: A BuzzFeed News investigation identified deaths, sex abuse, and blunders in screening, training, and overseeing foster parents at the nation’s largest for-profit foster care company.

The impact of Fostering Profits: Senate Finds 86 Children Died In Care Of Giant For-Profit Foster Care Firm, Citing BuzzFeed News

The first story in the WSJ series that was a 2014 Pulitzer Finalist in National Reporting: A forgotten legacy of nuclear buildup

And check out the interactive database he built for the project: Waste Lands; America’s forgotten nuclear legacy

What We’ve Learned About Sharing our Data Analysis

This is How 23 Countries Feel About Transgender Rights

And pick a few more stories of interest from his BuzzFeed author page.