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Datum: A special data journalism feature series of the Northern Review

The Northern Review's primary focus is to explain the topics, issues, points of interest, and events that impact our audience. We try to keep the focus on what is happening on campus and the surrounding community of Ada.

This series is a little different in its focus and intent.

The Computer-Assisted Reporting class of Ohio Northern University was responsible for researching an issue that impacts the state of Ohio and obtaining data assets that show what information government and non-profit agencies have gathered that explains the scope of their given problem.

Eight reporters of the Northern Review used the Medium platform to create a series of data journalism pieces designed to combine the figures for the various data sources and the narratives that explain why those data points matter. All eight reporters spent four months working on their various stories. 

The eight stories are: