Republishing MuckRock's Data and Journalism

MuckRock's recent story, "The 'Uncounted:' People of color are dying at much higher rates than what COVID data suggests," is licensed under Creative Commons. That means that, if you follow our considerations, you are free to republish it on your website.


We publish certain stories, including this story, under a Creative Commons license and most code and data analysis scripts under an open source license. You are welcome and encouraged to reuse these under the terms of the given license, but please ensure that you understand any restrictions. For example, certain Creative Commons licenses allow reuse but only if you do not edit the underlying material.

Sample language: This story was originally published by MuckRock, a nonprofit journalism organization. It is republished under a Creative Commons (BY-ND 4.0) license.

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