Development Leaks

Description

Built a journalistic tool for researching international development projects. Application auto-matches World Bank development projects to possibly related leaked US embassy cables, using term extraction from source data.

For each development project, the application displays possibly related cables, and terms in common. Users can follow hyperlinks through to project pages on the World Bank site, and through to pages containing cable texts.

The goal is to make it easier for journalists to find story needles in the development data haystack.

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Project URL:

http://devleaks.govtrace.com/

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