SND34 Best of Digital Design: ProPublica’s “Pipeline Safety Tracker” wins a silver medal

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Judges have awarded a silver medal to the ProPublica for its entry, “Pipeline Safety Tracker” in the data project, under 50,000,000 page views/month category.

Here’s what the judges had to say:

“The writing was very simple and direct given the complexity of the project.”

“The user interface is very impressive as it realizes your search term is related to a particular state. The behavior of the search result is very smart.”

(Kyle Ellis is a designer for CNN Digital in Atlanta and digital director for the Society for News Design.)