I’m easily entertained, but we pulled data all day from Chicagoland to see how people were Tweeting about the races. Then we built animated GIFs showing the progression of the races Tweeted throughout the day. I love this stuff. Check out all the race GIFs here. http://www.wbez.org/news/chicagoland-tweets-election-day-103693
WBEZ web producer Elliott Ramos hand-produced these interactive digital maps based on maps from the Chicago Crime Commission. Until today, these maps only existed in book form. These are the questions we have: What defines a gang? What defines a gang territory? Do police use this information when policing gang activities?