Andrea James

Transphobia Project uses data visualisation to zoom in on outlets that spread biased transgender content

Posted: 17 March 2020 By: Daniel Green

Transgender rights activist Andrea James is building an interactive data visualisation platform mapping people and media outlets that publish biased content about gender identity and expression.

The Transphobia Project will examine articles covering this topic across all English language publications and assign them a ‘t-index’ which works as a bias score – the higher the t-index, the more biased the content, the author or the platform is.

The interactive chart then allows users to see connections between publications and journalists who create this content.

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