An interview with Darren Long, Creative Director of South China Morning Post

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Darren Long, Creative Director of the South China Morning Post

The data journalism community is growing fast in Asia. You may have come across compelling projects from the graphics teams at Caixin (China), Readr (Taiwan), Rappler (Philippines), Malaysiakini (Malaysia), or Apple Daily (Taiwan). For this article, we decided to take a closer look at one of the biggest players in the region: South China Morning Post.

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Australian fires: Understanding the intensity and global impact by SCMP

They’ve been doing some incredible work over the past few years, which got them over 100 international awards on four continents.

Darren Long has led the SCMP graphics team’s transition from print to digital since 2014. This year, he joins over twenty international experts as jury member of The Sigma Awards, a new data journalism competition sponsored by the Google News Initiative and hosted by the European Journalism Centre’s DataJournalism.com. …

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Marianne Bouchart

Founder @HeiDaHQ + @Data_Blog. Manager of the @sigmaawards. Former Bloomberg @business #ddj. Data Journalism Lecturer

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