Jenny Ye is the producer of the WNYC Data News team. She works closely with reporters and editors on data driven stories, from research to visualization. She is a native New Yorker, and studied Computer Science and Ethnic Studies at Harvard College. She tweets at @thepapaya.
She tweets at @thepapaya.
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Monday, September 25, 2017
The Bronx-native is the first female rapper to reach number one with a solo since Lauryn Hill released "Doo Wop" 19 years ago.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Check out the districts where Bill de Blasio won — and lost — plus a look at two of the closest City Council races.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The City Council passed a law last year to require Board of Elections to post signs after changing poll locations. But they aren't doing it.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Unless you check beforehand, you might discover that your polling place has moved 30 minutes away for Tuesday's primary from where it was last November.
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Three years ago, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced he would no longer prosecute as many people for marijuana possession. But WNYC found the impact wasn’t as big as expected.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
The victor, Democrat Brian Benjamin, crushed the competition with only 4 percent of voters showing up for a vacant seat in the state senate.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The annual adult tennis permit would be reduced to $100.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Emily Gallagher may have lost her bid against the Brooklyn Democratic party machine, but her story sheds light on how people in power traffic in favors and influence.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
We have a handy guide for making sure you're registered in time for November's election.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Take a look at new city data which shows that 90 percent of school arrests are of Black and Hispanic students, consistent with previous years. Overall, suspensions and crime are down.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat would become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress, replacing legendary Congressman Charles Rangel in a changing Harlem district.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
WNYC obtained the list of purged voters in Brooklyn, and found that Hispanics were disproportionally represented. Here's what else we found.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
When mapped by election district, an analysis by member station WNYC shows that Hispanic voters were disproportionately purged from the rolls when compared with all other groups.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
WNYC analyzed 120,000 names dropped from the voter rolls before April's presidential primary. We found that Hispanic voters were removed at a higher rate than all other groups.
Monday, May 16, 2016
A team of WNYC reporters looked into the Section 8 housing program and how it fails in New York City.
Monday, April 18, 2016
As candidates lavish love on Brooklyn, a WNYC analysis of voter enrollment statistics found active registered Democrats dropped by 7 percent there — the largest decline statewide.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Polls close at 9 p.m. Some voters can vote in a special state election in addition to the presidential primary.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
NYU professor Krishnendu Ray says it's about immigration, class and race.
Friday, April 01, 2016
A roundtable of reporters discuss their stories about lead contamination in the water at local schools and lead paint violations plaguing some of the poorest areas of New York City.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Yet it turns out that contamination from lead pipes is likely to grow worse over time, not better.