Election compass transparency
In case you missed it: When Helsingin Sanomat, Finland's leading newspaper, received questions about their election compass, they decided to open up the source code.
This allowed people to point out flaws in their model, and give suggestions for how to improve it. After less than a week the algorithm was updated, and hugely improved
At the same time, they also published the raw data in an Excel file.
We predict that this will be used as an example of the advantages of opening up newsroom algorithms in conferences and journalism schools for a long time to come.
As for the flaws pointed out in the HS elections compass, it basically boiled down to small parties being to favourably treated, because their politicians are more homogeneous in their replies.