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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 Tokya 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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SATURDAY, AUG 01, 2015

Social Explorer in the NY Times Sunday Review on Millennials

Social Explorer in the NY Times Sunday Review on Millennials
The much-talked about Millennial generation is full of promise but little profit. In the New York Times article "We're Making Life Too Hard for Millennials," Wall Street executive Steven Rattner writes that "The most educated generation in history is on track to becoming less prosperous, at least financially, than its predecessors."   He goes on to explain the crisis and its causes, including charts and graphs sourced from Social Explore... more
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015

Social Explorer Exhibit U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity Now Open at Ellis Island Museum

Social Explorer Exhibit U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity Now Open at Ellis Island Museum
Today the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration opened The Peopling of America Center, a multifaceted collection that explores the entire panorama of the American immigration experience. The new center features major exhibitions that chronicle immigration to America before the processing station at Ellis Island opened in 1892 and after it closed in 1954. Social Explorer developed an interactive installation called U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity for the museum. ... more
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MONDAY, APR 27, 2015

SE's Andrew Beveridge Talks About 1.5 Million Missing Black Men on Arise America TV [VIDEO]

SE's Andrew Beveridge Talks About 1.5 Million Missing Black Men on Arise America TV [VIDEO]
A recent New York Times article reported that 1.5 million African-American men are missing in America. The article focuses on high incarceration rates and early deaths that have led to, "More than one out of every six black men who today should be between 25 and 54 years old have disappeared from daily life."  Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge explained the findings on Arise America TV. He discusses the boom in the prison population, the "W... more
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THURSDAY, APR 16, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge at New York Law School Symposium on Inequality [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge at New York Law School Symposium on Inequality [VIDEO]
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge will participate in tomorrow's event: Tackling Economic Inequality Economic Inequality in New York City: Causes and Solutions   Tune in for the live video stream for his panel at 10:15am where he will discuss startling trends in income for New York City, Manhattan and the US over the decades.  See event details below and visit the event website for more.   If you a... more
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TUESDAY, APR 07, 2015

Census Explorer Honored for Best Government Website in the 19th Annual Webby Awards

Census Explorer Honored for Best Government Website in the 19th Annual Webby Awards
Social Explorer is delighted to announce that our collaboration with the Census Bureau, Census Explorer: Young Adults Then and Now, has been honored for Best Government Website in the 19th 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. IADAS... more
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THURSDAY, MAR 26, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks About New Census Estimates on NY1 [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks About New Census Estimates on NY1 [VIDEO]
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge talked about New York State and New York City population for a NY1 segment on the latest Census Bureau estimates.  The new numbers show that New York City continues to grow while upstate areas keep shrinking.     Bobby Cuza reports that Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx are among the nation's top 50 counties in population growth.  Meanwhile 43 of New York's upstate counties experienced population decline... more
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MONDAY, FEB 16, 2015

Census Explorer on C-SPAN [VIDEO]

Census Explorer on C-SPAN [VIDEO]
Jonathan Vespa, a demographer in the Census Bureau’s Fertility and Family Statistics Branch, discussed statistics about young adults in the United States on C-SPAN’s “America by the Numbers” segments of Washington Journal.  The show highlighted trends and the latest edition of Social Explorer Young Adults Then and Now.   Check out the conversation below, and try out the interactive Census Explorer experience here.   ... more
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MONDAY, JAN 12, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in the NY Times on NYC's Empty Highend Homes

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in the NY Times on NYC's Empty Highend Homes
A number of New York City's most luxurious homes are actually pieds-à-terre or investment properties. In the NY Times article "Why the Doorman Is Lonely: New York City’s Emptiest Co-ops and Condos," Julie Satow examines these empty buildings and how they came to be. She cites Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge when she parses the data and more about the wealth gap's role. ...The I.B.O. data doesn’t include townhouses or 421a buildings, so there... more
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