Fortune discusses how tech made the Pulitzer Prize-winning Panama Papers coverage possible. Journalists work with Neo4j to visualize the relationships between the people and organizations mentioned in the data. An excerpt:
If that data were left in SQL form, finding relationships between people and organizations would require writing long and complicated database queries, Cabra said. “In a graph database, if a company is connected to you, and you are connected to other companies, reporters can follow that thread,” she added.Read more here.
Keywords: Panama Papers