MANILA, Philippines – Rappler's #SaferRoadsPH microsite was shortlisted in the Data Journalism Awards 2018 of the Global Editors Network (GEN).
The microsite was nominated in the Data Journalism Website of the Year and Public Choice categories. It is the only entry from the Philippines in the shortlist, composed of 99 nominations selected from 630 entries.
The #SaferRoadsPH microsite tackled road safety issues in the Philippines, put together visualized information on road crash incidents and how it can be prevented, and compiled Rappler's articles on the matter.
The winners of the Data Journalism Awards will be announced on May 31 at the GEN Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The awardees will receive a cash prize worth $1,081, in honor of the year when the pie chart "was allegedly created by William Playfair," explained GEN in its website. – Rappler.com