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TUESDAY, MAY 03, 2016

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks Demographics on WABE Atlanta Public Radio

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks Demographics on WABE Atlanta Public Radio
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge appeared on WABE Atlanta Public Radio to talk about demographic change. The Atlanta Regional Commission estimates that Gwinnett County's Hispanic population could nearly double from 20 percent today to 37 percent by 2040. In the story "Forecast Says Gwinnett Will Be 37 Percent Hispanic By 2040" by reporter Elly Yu, Beveridge said: ...while numbers like birth and death rates are easy to track, immigration trends can be hard to predic... more
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TUESDAY, APR 26, 2016

Social Explorer Project Named Best Law Website in the 20th Annual Webby Awards!

Social Explorer Project Named Best Law Website in the 20th Annual Webby Awards!
We are excited to announce that Social Explorer has been named the Best Law Website in the 20th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Social Explorer’s Threat to Representation of Children and Non-Citizens project examines the potential impact that th... more
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WEDNESDAY, APR 20, 2016

NY Times Neighborhood Primary Election Map Features Social Explorer Pop Estimates

NY Times Neighborhood Primary Election Map Features Social Explorer Pop Estimates
Want to know how your neighbors voted on Tuesday? See detailed results for each election precinct in New York City with the New York Times' interactive map feature. This special map drills down to the neighborhood level for all five boroughs. Social Explorer supplied the demographic estimates for the map. Click to start exploring. more
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TUESDAY, APR 05, 2016

Social Explorer Project Named a Webby Award Nominee: Vote for the People's Voice Award!

Social Explorer Project Named a Webby Award Nominee: Vote for the People's Voice Award!
Help Us Win the People's Voice Webby Award Social Explorer's interactive map project The Threat to Representation for Children and Non-Citizens has been nominated for best legal website in the 20th Annual Webby Awards. Our site and companion report illustrate the potential impact that the Evenwel v. Abbott Supreme Court case could have had on representation around the nation (and still might depending on further legal challenges). The Webby Awards is the Internet&rsquo... more
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SUNDAY, MAR 27, 2016

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Explains NYC Population Growth on NY1 [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Explains NYC Population Growth on NY1 [VIDEO]
New York City has officially reached over 8.5 million in population growth--a new milestone--according to newly released Census Bureau estimates, with Queens and the Bronx especially driving the growth. NY1 reporter Michael Scotto reports on changes across the city and interviews Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge about the numbers, which also reveal large population increases downstate and stagnation upstate. “What's happened, and what I think really turned it ... more
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TUESDAY, NOV 03, 2015

Social Explorer in the NY Times on Affordable Housing in Chelsea

Social Explorer in the NY Times on Affordable Housing in Chelsea
In the recent New York Times article "In Chelsea, A Great Wealth Divide," reporter Mireya Navarro explores the rapid growth and gentrification of Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood where public housing developments stand across the street from multi-million dollar homes. The article cites data from Social Explorer in its illustrations. She writes that the area has "undergone a dizzying economic transformation in the past two to three decades, with an influx of wealth ... more
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TUESDAY, SEP 22, 2015

Social Explorer on Generation Z in the NY Times

Social Explorer on Generation Z in the NY Times
Learn all about the next generation in the New York Times article "Move Over Millennials, Here Comes Generation Z." Reporter Alexis Williams investigates the cohort of young people born between the early 1990s and the mid-2000s. Williams cites data and analysis from Social Explorer's Susan Weber-Stoger. In addition to their technology-steeped upbringing, evolving social media habits and current events history, the generation's members also share a uniq... more
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WEDNESDAY, SEP 16, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Presenting on Demography at Quebec Conference

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Presenting on Demography at Quebec Conference
This week, Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge is presenting a new paper at the Spatial Analysis in Historical Demography: Micro and Macro Approaches conference, organized by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population Scientific Panel on Historical Demography in collaboration with the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi with support from the Centre interuniversitaire d’études québécoises (CIEQ) and th... more
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THURSDAY, AUG 27, 2015

NY Times Features Social Explorer Map Data

NY Times Features Social Explorer Map Data
The New York Times investigates New Orleans communities, housing, businesses, schools and more in "Ten Years After Katrina." The multimedia piece also features maps based on data from Social Explorer. Selections from the article by Campbell Robertson and Richard Fausset are below: It is a wonder that any of it is here at all: The scattered faithful gathering into Beulah Land Baptist Church on a Sunday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward. The men on s... more
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TUESDAY, AUG 04, 2015

Social Explorer Maps on TV Tokyo

Social Explorer Maps on TV Tokyo
A recent TV Tokyo news story on racial tensions and the South Carolina church shooting used Social Explorer maps to help illustrate demographic change from 1980 to today. Watch the full segment here (Social Explorer maps at 4:18).   more
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