How technology is powering election coverage

In the second of three articles, we look at the role of software engineers in analysing online political advertising during the 2019 UK General Election This is part two of a series of three blogposts about the first year of the new Investigations & Reporting team, a small group of software developers embedded in the […]

In the second of three articles, we look at the role of software engineers in analysing online political advertising during the 2019 UK General Election

This is part two of a series of three blogposts about the first year of the new Investigations & Reporting team, a small group of software developers embedded in the Guardian newsroom. Read about our work on environmental reporting here and Covid-19 investigations here.

The 2019 UK general election campaign was a big test of our ability to work with journalists to an editorial deadline. We used all the knowledge and skills we had gained while working on the Polluters Project.

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Source: Guardian