A year in multimedia and interactive stories

December 19, 2014 5:30AM ET

From a family that tracked a year in food waste to deported veterans finding a new home - AJAM's best visual content.

2014 in Review
Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk. Already, tens of thousands have been removed in at least one battleground state, and the numbers are expected to climb, according to a six-month-long, nationwide investigation by Al Jazeera America.
Published October 29, 2014
In a comic format, AJAM presents a graphic novella about Big Data, privacy and the future of sharing.
Published October 29, 2014
Hector Barajas and the veterans staying with him are establishing a new life in Tijuana — a life after deportation. Their stories are similar: Each was honorably discharged from the military, but was later charged with a deportable offense — for example, drug possession, discharge of a firearm or perjury. Most have spent the vast majority of their lives in the United States and are now starting over in a country they barely know.
Published September 26, 2014
About 31 percent of the U.S. food supply goes uneaten each year. Writer Michael Erard wanted to see if he could feed chickens from the food that would normally go into the garbage (or compost). This is what his family learned by tracking their food waste.
Published August 17, 2014
Until 2013, tribal payday lending businesses constituted about a quarter of the online payday lending industry. Yet little of the revenue that flows through these tribal businesses ends up benefiting tribal members. In this series in collaboration with the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University, Al Jazeera looks at payday lending and how it affects Native American tribes that participate.
Published June 17, 2014
Tangier Island — just 3 miles long and 1 mile wide — is a step back in time, but with a very hazy future. The people's language, their way of life, the very ground they walk on: It's all facing extinction.
Published May 11, 2014
Native Americans tune into an old-fashioned technology that keeps languages — and communities — alive.
Published March 1, 2014
In this exploration of identity, Al Jazeera interviewed individuals about their name and meaning. For some, their name represents who they are at different stages of life, and for others, their name is what makes them unique.
Published February 7, 2014
The deer population is exploding, and soup kitchens are struggling to find protein-rich food to serve the hungry. Enter hunters, who are donating the does and bucks they kill.
Published January 13, 2014