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US Census bonus podcast episode

1890 Census distribution map of the Black population. Source: Census Bureau

Tomorrow (August 12) sees the release of crucial US Census redistricting data – which will shape US government and politics for the next crucial election cycles.

It will also give us unique insights into the changing demographic makeup of regions across the US.

Alberto and Simon chat with Joe Germuska (executive director at @KnightLab and Project lead @CensusReporter) and Cheryl Phillips (Data/investigative journalism lecturer @Stanford and Founder of @biglocalnews).

Want to know what to expect — and how to tell stories with it? This is the podcast for you.The music this week is based on the US Census (data from the Big Local News Project), and made with TwoTone.

Hear the latest episode of the Data Journalism Podcast here.

About Simon Rogers

Data journalist, writer, speaker. Author of 'Facts are Sacred', from Faber & Faber and a range of infographics for children books from Candlewick. Edited and launched the Guardian Datablog. Now works for Google in California as Data Editor and is Director of the Data Journalism Awards.

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Data journalist, writer, speaker. Author of 'Facts are Sacred', published by Faber & Faber and a new range of infographics for children books from Candlewick. Data editor at Google, California. Formerly at Twitter, San Francisco. Created the Guardian Datablog. All opinions on this site are mine, not my employers'. Read more >>

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